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Art Nouveau Iris Brooch

Art Nouveau iris brooch. (J9091)

Irises!

A bouquet of golden irises flourishes amid an Art Nouveau tangle of curvaceous stems and foliage.  This brooch beautifully captures the wild, fluid aspect of Art Nouveau design.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.


Art Nouveau iris brooch. (J9091)

The back of the brooch illustrates the intricacy of the design and the care with which the jewel was crafted.  The brooch attaches with a sturdy pin stem and "C" clasp.  A chatelaine hook beneath the pin allows a small watch or other pendant to be suspended below the brooch.


Close-up of unknown maker's mark. (J9091)

One side of the clasp is stamped "14K" for the purity of the gold.  The other side (pictured above) displays the shield-shape mark of an unknown maker.

Name:  Irises

Cost:  Although this brooch has sold,  you will find many more beautiful brooches in the Antique Brooch Gallery.

Measurements:  This Art Nouveau brooch is crafted in 14kt yellow gold and measures just under 1 1/4" by 7/8".  It weighs 3.0 grams.


Here are a few more elegant jewels from the past ...

Hans Brassler star brooch. (J9329) Art Nouveau amethyst and enamel brooch. (J9530) Art Nouveau sapphire stickpin. (J9309)



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