Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann or Leopold Bauer., 1902/3

Executed: Vienna, around 1902/3

Brass shade and weight with dent, solid transparent glass bulbs, wiring renewed, valance renewed, easily adjustable to the height of the room, excellent Viennese
craftsmanship, very good original condition.

H appr. 190 up to 310 cm, Ø 50 cm

Although the adjustable chandelier is from the private property of the family of Königlicher Amtsrat (senior official in the royal administration) Friedrich Meyer of Göttingen, it is a secessionist work of art from Vienna. The object clearly bears the characteristic hallmarks of Hoffmann‘s early creative period around 1902/03, before Wiener Werkstätte was established.

Date:  around 1902/3
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria, Vienna
Medium: Brass, Original patina
Dimensions: 190 x 50 cm (74³/₄ x 19⁵/₈ inches)

Private property, Germany

Literature: comp.: Das Interieur, 1903, p. 191

Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture