Brooch by Ottar Hval


By: Ottar Hval, Oslo, Norway
Year of design: 1950s/60s
Hallmarks: 925 S [maker’s mark] Sterling Norway
Material(s): Silver with enamel
Length: 2 13/16 inches

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Brooch by Ottar Hval. In silver and enamel, this piece grows out of the Norwegian tradision of enamelwork. Hval creates a bold design rooted in history, in shapes hitherto unknown, and with decorations in the silver beneath the enamel pointing towards new expressions.