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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  4.20cm (1.65 in)  |  D  6.70cm (2.64 in)

Origin Austrian, c. 1912
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.

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.

Collections
Acquired by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Price Code

Ref No   2642

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