Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann
Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, works no. M 933, S 885, M
847, M 848, M 857, M 856, M 852, M 851, M 935

Signs of usage, good original condition

Butter knife: L 16.5 cm, lemonade spoon: L 21.5 cm, hors d’oeuvre fork: L 19.3 cm, table knife: L 21.5 cm, fish fork: L 19.3 cm,
fish knife: L 19.1 cm, 
table spoon: L 21 cm, coffee spoon: L 14 cm, ice
cream spoon: L 11.5 cm

In 1906, this “Rundes Modell” set of cutlery was shown on the wedding banquet table in the Wiener Werkstätte exhibition "Der gedeckte Tisch". It was
executed in silver-plated alpaca and solid silver. According to the records,
the buyers included Sonja Knips and Titus.

Date:  1906
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria
Medium: silver, Silver-plated alpaca
Signature: Marked: WW, JH, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), rose mark, master`s mark, partially monogrammed)

Provenance: Private property, Austria and Germany   

Literature: Ref.: W. Neuwirth, Josef Hoffmann, Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, 1982, p. 73 ff., Archives of Wiener Werkstätte, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12086-50

Categories: Silver