Description & Technical information


Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, around 1914

E. Bakalowits Söhne, Vienna

Cast brass, very finely chiselled, small repairs to
the arms, cut crystal glass hangings, some of them replaced, newly electrified,
length easily adjustable to room height, very good original condition

H 115
cm (with chain), Ø 75 cm

There are several examples of this chandelier signed
"Prof. Josef Hoffmann" at the bottom. This kind of signature is so
far only known from glasses shown at the Werkbund exhibitions in 1914 and 1915.
Glasses designed by Powolny and signed "Prof. Michael Powolny" were
also shown there.

Newly added cat. no. H21/66

Date:  around 1914
Origin:  Austrian
Dimensions: 115 x 75 cm (45¹/₄ x 29¹/₂ inches)