Köchert, A.E.

Country

City

Vienna

Era

e.1814

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1814

  • Jakob Heinrich Köchert apprentices to a French goldsmith and enamellist.

1819

  • Jakob becomes a master goldsmith for Emanuel Pioté.

1825

  • Pioté et Köchert are very successful, receiving an Imperial order from the Turkish Ambassador.

1831

  • Pioté et Köchert named Jeweller to the Imperial Court.

1849

  • Jakob Heinrich Köchert appointed personal jeweler to Emperor Franz Joseph – K.u.K. Hof- und Kammerjuwelier €“ the Royal and Imperial Court Jeweler.
  • Jakob was given care of the imperial treasury, overseeing the completion of the Austrian Imperial Crown.

1854

  • Alexander Emmanuel Köchert, Jakob’s son, takes over the the firm.

1873

  • Heinrich and Theodor Köchert, Alexander’s sons, take over the firm.

1925

  • Theodor’s sons, Erich and Wilfried, take over the firm and bring in Erich’s half-brother painter/designer Erwin Lang.

1955

  • Dietrich Köchert and his cousin, Gotfried Köchert (the racing jeweler) are running the firm.

1987

  • Dieter Köchert brings back the tradition of working with artists for jewelry design.