Attributed to : Joseph Maria Olbrich (German 1867-1908) Apparently
A Monumental silvered pewter adjustable counter top mirror circa 1902, Secessionist mirror possibly designed for a department store.The
architecturally designed mirror incorporating design elements of the
rose similar to Eduard Hueck pewter , female heads similar to the portico of the Secession building of 1908 and splayed feet similar to design elements of the Tietz department store in Dusseldorf. The Geometric variant of art nouveau preferred in Austria is characterized by clear and predominately symmetrical structures and spaces, precise axes and well -organized spacial structuring .This influence mixed with his elaborate floral ornamentation shows a strong influence of his style.
Dimensions: Height 27 inches by 20 inches in width by 5&1/2 inches
Deep, with original double beveled mirror