JOSEPH ANTON HODEL (1873 - 1930)

Arts & Crafts Waist Clasp

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JOSEPH ANTON HODEL (1873 - 1930)

Arts & Crafts Waist Clasp

Silver, chalcedonies

H  3.50cm (1.38 in)  |  W  7.10cm (2.80 in)

Origin United Kingdom, c. 1905
Marks 'Hodel' twice verso
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 43.30 Grams

An intricate Arts & Crafts waist clasp by Joseph Hodel in the form of a grape vine.
Hodel worked with the Bromsgrove Guild along with his partner Louis Weingartner. From 1908 he taught metalwork at the Liverpool School of Art. Another jewel known by Hodel is the Arts & Crafts comb of 1906 in the collection of the Victoria & Albert museum.

Literature
Jewellery, Thames & Hudson, 1989, illustrated p.119
By Hammer and Hand, The Arts and Crafts Movement in Birmingham, Edited by Alan Crawford, 1984 Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, p.102-03 about Hodel.
The Studio, 1906, Art and Crafts Exhibition, Second Notice, p. 135 illustrates more jewelry by Hodel.

Price Code

Ref No   3304

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