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FERDINAND HAUSER (1864-1919)

An important Symbolist brooch

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FERDINAND HAUSER (1864-1919)

An important Symbolist brooch

Gold Enamel Moonstone

W  4.20 cm (1.65 in)  |  L  6.70 cm (2.64 in)

Origin Austrian, c. 1912 to c. 13
Marks The reverse marked with the designers monogram 'FH'.
Case Fitted Case

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.

Provenance
Now in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Literature:
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.

Price Code

Ref No   2642

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