Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, 
Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. M 0257

Alpaca, silver-plated, hardwood stained
Excellent original condition

Mocha pot: H 7.1 cm, W 15 cm, D 4.1 cm
Creamer: H 3.8 cm, W 10.4 cm, D 2.9 cm
Sugar bowl: H 2.4 cm, W 6.1 cm, D 4.1 cm

Only three such mocha sets were produced until 1905.

Date:  around 1904
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Alpaca, silver-plated, hardwood stained
Signature: Marked: JH, WW (in oval form), rose mark, AW in circle (master's mark of Adolf Wertnik)

Dimensions: 7.1 x 15 x 4.1 cm (2³/₄ x 5⁷/₈ x 1⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: private property, Vienna
Literature: Ref.: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte photographic archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 97-12-7; Archives of Wiener Werkstätte, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12051-13; Neuwirth, Wiener Werkstätte, Avantgarde, Art Déco, Industrial Design, Vienna, 1984, p. 34, no. 9


Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver