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JOSEPH HODEL (1873 - 1930)

The Venus Necklace


JOSEPH HODEL (1873 - 1930)

The Venus Necklace

Silver alloy, gold alloy, enamel, fire opal, pearl

H  9.00cm (3.54 in)  |  W  3.50cm (1.38 in)  |  L  38.00cm (14.96 in)

Origin British, c. 1905
Marks Stamped verso: 'Hodel' & 'B.G.A.A' (Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Art)
Case Fitted Case

Maker & Muse Women and the Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2015, illustrated p. 65

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 200
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.
Elyse Zorn Karlin, Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, 1993, p. 70 for biography
The Studio, 1906, Art and Crafts Exhibition, Second Notice, p. 135 illustrates more jewelry by Hodel.

Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   2177