Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, around 1920

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. S 5178 (S t.), S sh 6, (S 5100)

Silver, chased and hammered, hand polished, very good original condition

Date:  Around 1920
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria
Medium: silver
Signature: Marked: JH, WIENER WERK STÄTTE (3 lines) MADE IN AUSTRIA, 900,
the symbols of Mercury (official Austrian export mark), triangle (most probably
American import mark)

Dimensions: 13.5 x 24 cm (5³/₈ x 9¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Private property, USA

Literature: Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Museum of
Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12003-1

Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver