Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, around 1920

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. S 5444

Silver, enamel inlay, very good condition

Date:  Around 1920
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria
Medium: silver, Enamel inlay
Signature: Marked: JHMADE IN AUSTRIA (3 lines), WIENER WERK STÄTTE (3 lines), 900, the symbols of Mercury (official Austrian export mark)

Dimensions: 4 x 3.5 x 4 cm (1⁵/₈ x 1³/₈ x 1⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private property, France

Literature: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the
Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK),
Vienna, inv. no. WWF 96-197-6

Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver