Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, around 1909

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. G 1039/ G956

Originally the brooch was part of the collier model no. G 956

Date:  around 1909
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria, Vienna
Medium: silver, Chased and hammered, Mother-of-pearl, Remains of gold plating
Signature: Marked: WW, rose mark, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), A, ST (maker’s mark for Stanislaus Teyc)

Dimensions: 1.8 x 4 cm (0³/₄ x 1⁵/₈ inches)

Private collection, Austria


Wiener Werkstätte archives, Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12149-7, model no. G 1039; a contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 92-65-1, G 956

Categories: Silver