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HENRY VAN DE VELDE 1863-1957
Exceptional Art Nouveau Brooch
Gold Ruby Diamond
H: 1.9 cm (0.75 in)  W: 3.8 cm (1.5 in) 
Marks: Van de Velde monogram
Belgian, c.1898
Fitted Case
An exceptionally rare example of van de Velde's jewel designs showing his distinctive art nouveau whiplash scrolls. See Ulrike von Hase, Schmuck in Deutschland und Oesterreich, 1895-1914, 1977, pl. 516, p.280.
Literature: cf. Twentieth-century Jewellery, From Art Nouveau to Contemporary Design in Europe and the United States, Alba Cappellieri, 2010, illustrated p.182
ISBN: 978-88-6130-532-8
Van de Velde, catalogue of the exhibition, 1990, The National Museum of Art, Tokyo.
Le monde de Henry van de Velde,
Prof. A.M. Hammacher, 1967, p.126, 127, 139, & 147
This brooch will be illustrated in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne, Henry van de Velde, The Weimar Museum, Germany
Ref: 3798