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    PROPERTY FROM A LOS ANGELES COLLECTION

    JOSEPH MARIA OLBRICH FOR EDUARD HUECK, LÜDENSCHEID

    A Pair of Pewter Candlesticks, model no. 1819, circa 1901
    Marks: raised artist's monogram and EDELZINN/ 1819/ E. HUECK pewter
    14-1/4 inches (36.2 cm) high

    LITERATURE:
    Cf. L. Nachtlicht, Deutsches Kunstgewerbe St. Louis 1904, Berlin, 1904, p. 43 (for a period photograph of this model exhibited in the dining room of the German section at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair);
    Hessisches Landesmuseum, Joseph M. Olbrich, 1867-1908: Das Werk des Architekten, Darmstadt, 1967, p. 250;
    B. Krimmel et al, Joseph M. Olbrich, 1867-1908 : Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 1983, p. 351 (for an example in the collection of the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt);
    R. Ulmer, Museum Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 1989, p. 204 (for an illustration of this model in the collection of the Museum Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt and for a period illustration of this model amongst other iconic works by Olbrich, ca. 1902);
    J. Rudoe, Decorative Arts 1850-1950, London, 1991, pp. 87 and 236;
    T. Bröhan and T. Berg, Avantgarde Design 1880-1930, Köln, 1994, p. 55.

    This model was exhibited at both the Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt and the St. Louis Exhibitions of 1904. This sinuous expression of zoomorphic design was conceived around 1901, but is not documented until 1904, when it appeared at both the Künstlerkolonie Darmstadt Exhibition and the St. Louis World's Fair.




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