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Mirror with birds Werkstatte Hagenauer ca. 1935

SKU 652

Small mirror with birds, Werkstatte Hagenauer Vienna, ca. 1935, brass nickel-plated, marked

  • Height: 31cm
  • Depth: 15.5cm
  • Dating: 1930 to 1940
    Epoch: Art Deco
    Technique: brass cast, cut, chiseled and nickel plated
    marked with “MADE IN AUSTRIA” and “wHw” in the circle
    3.900,00 VAT inclusive
    SKU 652
    Description

    This delightful wall mirror is framed in an elegant way. Three arches close it on the upper side, where also a playful scene appears. Here, in floral foliage, a stylized bird flies down to snap at a petal with its beak open.

    The Werkstatte Hagenauer decorated utilitarian objects, such as this mirror, with such small, wonderful episodes. The delicate details reveal all the mastery of stylistic reduction that is so characteristic of the Werkstatte Hagenauer.

    Execution

    Werkstätte Hagenauer – stylistic evolution and importance

    Today, the Werkstatte Hagenauer is rightfully among the most important Austrian Arts & Crafts manufacturers of the 20th century. The clear, strict formal language combined with dynamic poses and the usage of brass, nickel-plated, patinated or bare, along with copper, alpaca and exotic wood shows a high level of recognition.

    However, it took the siblings Karl and Franz Hagenauer quite some time until they developed their own unique style. Karl and Franz both attended the Vienna School of Arts & Crafts and studied under Josef Hoffmann, Oskar Strnad, Anton Hanak and Dagobert Peche.

    Until the closure of the Werkstatte Hagenauer on December 30, 1987, art objects of outstanding quality were still being produced. The siblings Karl and Franz Hagenauer strongly contributed in coining the term „design“ through their legacy and are surely among the most influential Austrian artists of the 20th century.

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