Description & Technical information

Designed by: Koloman Moser, Vienna, 1904

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, 1904, model no. S 306

Excellent original condition

Ø 5.7 cm

This piece was executed in 1904; from 1905 on the frieze was changed.

Sincere thanks to Mr. H. S. for this information.

Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: Silver, chased, lapislazuli, glass liner
Signature: Marked: KM, WW, rose mark, Austrian hallmark – head of Diana (A
for Vienna, 3 for 800/1000); small A, AG in circle (master’s mark for Augustin Grötzbach)

Dimensions: 3.5 cm (1³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private property, Canada

Literature: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte photographic archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts
(MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 93-8-7; Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12571-3; W. Neuwirth, Wiener Werkstätte Registered Trade Marks I, Vienna 1985, p. 172

Categories: Silver