Presenting a Art Nouveau with amber - paste brass brooch / pin circa 1900.
This stunning Art Nouveau brooch features a. open work brass tiered structure with a different texture and design on each tier This is brought together with a central 1.75 inch by 1 inch marquise faceted amber - paste. This 2.75 inch by 2 inch by .5 inch brooch has sensual lines, whiplash curves and a raised repousse design.
This piece is in excellent antique condition with no chips, breaks or repairs. The brooch features the original pin with a c-clasp closure. There were no visible hallmarks.
The Art Nouveau movement was from 1885 to 1910. It focused on sensual lines and images of the female figure and forms in nature. The whiplash curves and exaggerated lines created a feeling of lushness and opulence. The Art Nouveau movement has found a whole new generation of admirers through Steampunk.
Because Classic ..... Never goes out of style.
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