Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, 1906
Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, around 1909

In the Wiener Werkstätte archive model no. M 1211 shows an inkwell with the same base but a rather more elegant ink pot.

Date:  1906-1909
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Silver-plated, Alpacca chased and hammered
Signature: Marked: JH, WIENER WERK STÄTTE (3 lines), rose mark, HJ in circle (master's mark of Josef Husnik)

Dimensions: 10.5 x 32 x 18.5 cm (4¹/₈ x 12⁵/₈ x 7¹/₄ inches)
Literature: Ref.: D. K. & D., 1909, vol. 24, ill. p. 231; photo archives of Wiener Werkstätte, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, photo inv. no. WWF 97-44-3, model no. M 1211
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver