Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, before 1909

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, before 1909, model no. S 1517

Silver, silver ivy-leaf pattern, ivory handle, very good original condition․

Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: silver
Signature: Marked: JH, WW, WIENER WERKSTÄTTE, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), rose mark, JH in circle (silversmith’s mark of Josef Holi).

Dimensions: 17.5 x 24.5 x 13 cm (6⁷/₈ x 9⁵/₈ x 5¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private property, Netherlands

Literature: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte photographic archives at the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 94-117-4; Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Museum of
Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing, inv. no. KI 12033-25

Categories: Silver