Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, around 1906-1910

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, unmarked

White metal, chased and hammered, 8 glass beads, opalescent glass shade

H 30 cm, Ø 26,5 cm 

Josef Hoffmann used similar ceiling lamps for the dining and living room in Karl Wittgenstein's hunting lodge Hochreith; another ceiling lamp designed by Josef Hoffmann, of similar basic design is depicted in DKD, vol. XXIV, 1909, p. 232, in a very extensive 8- page article dedicated to WW alone.

Date:  1906-1910
Period:  Early 20th century
Dimensions: 30 x 26.5 cm (11³/₄ x 10³/₈ inches)

private property, Austria

Literature: cf. DKD vol. XIX, 1906/1907, ceiling lamps for dining and living room, hunting lodge Hochreith near Hohenberg, for Karl Wittgenstein, 1906, illus. pp. 444; cf. DKD vol. XXIV, 1909, illus. p. 232.