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Waist Clasp

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1983M22
Collection:Applied Art - Jewellery
Date:1899 - 1900

Maker Information

Designer:Oliver Baker - View biography for Oliver Baker
Maker:W H Haseler & Co - View history
Retailer:Liberty & Co - View history


One of several clasp designs by Oliver Baker for the Birmingham silversmiths W.H. Haseler who sold a range of artistic jewellery to Liberty's of Regent Street, London. So successful was the idea that Liberty & Co registered their own punch at the Birmingham Assay Office.

Presented by Mrs Anne Hull Grundy, 1983.

Further Information

Production Period:19th Century
School/Style:Art Nouveau
Medium:Silver, with coloured enamel.
Place of Origin:London, England


Height:75 mm
Width:73 mm
Depth:12 mm