An important Symbolist brooch
An important Symbolist brooch

FERDINAND HAUSER (1864-1919)

An important Symbolist brooch

c. 1912 to c. 13 Austrian

Offered by Tadema Gallery

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Hauser has taken a nocturne theme for the design of this brooch & combines Austrian Symbolism with Japonism to create one of the most successful jewels of the early 20th century.
Now in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
cf. A similar brooch, in the collection of the Landesmuseum Stuttgart, is illustrated in Ulrike von Hase, Schmuck in Deutschland und Osterreich 1895-1914 cat. no. 207, published by Prestel 1977.

Dimensions
Width 4.20 cm (1.65 inches)
Depth 6.70 cm (2.64 inches)
Stock Code
2642
Medium
Gold Enamel Moonstone
Signed/Inscribed
The reverse marked with the designers monogram 'FH'.
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