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.
Purchased by 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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