Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, 1903

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, 1909/10, model no. M 60

According to Dr. Elisabeth Schmuttermeier two such candlesticks were made in 1903, and in 1909 and 1910 four pieces each. Based on the hallmarks, this candlestick was executed around 1909 or 1910.

Sincere thanks to Dr. Elisabeth Schmuttermeier for this information.

Date:  1909/10
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria, Vienna
Medium: Chased and hammered, Alpaca silver plated
Signature: Marked: rose mark, WW, JH in circle (maker´s mark for Josef Holi)

Dimensions: 18.5 x 16 cm (7¹/₄ x 6¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Germany

Literature: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF-97-2-2; Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, XV, 1905, p. 14

Categories: Decorative Arts & Design