JOSEF MARIA AUCHENTALLER 1865-1949
Previously attributed to Koloman Moser

Important Jugendstil Buckle
Maker: Georg Anton Scheid

Gilded silver Enamel
H: 7 cm (2.76 in)  W: 6.4 cm (2.52 in) 
Marks: Maker's mark G.A.S & Viennese poincon
Austrian, 1901
Fitted Case
This design by Auchentaller, documented in 1901
pre-dates the Moser design for the Wiener Werkst├Ątte
which was established in 1903
Literature: cf. Ver Sacrum, vol.8, 1901, p.145, Josef Maria Auchentaller. Designs for Georg Anton Scheid.
Josef Maria Auchentaller 1865-1949 , Un Secessionista ai confini dell'Impero Ein Kunstler der Wiener Secession, 2008, Roberto Festi
Now in the collection of the Musei Provincialidi Gorizia
Ref: 2334