Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, 1905

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. S 524

Excellent original condition

Only two such spoons were executed. The then sales price amounted to 30 Austrian krones per spoon.

Date:  1905
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: Silver, chased and delicately hammered

Marked: WWJH, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), rose mark, master's mark in circle

Dimensions: 15 cm (5⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private property, England


A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte
photographic archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 93-20-7; W. Neuwirth, Josef Hoffmann, Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, 1982, p. 160

Categories: Silver