Description & Technical information

Designed by: Otto Prutscher, Vienna, 1919/20
Executed by: Alexander Sturm, Vienna, from 1923 on

Silver, chased and hammered, teapot with decorative elements of finely carved ivory, excellent original condition.

First-class Viennese silversmith craftsmanship

Teapot: H 19 cm, L 28 cm, Ø 17 cm
Creamer: H 7.5 cm, L 16 cm, Ø 10.5 cm
Sugar bowl: H 6 cm, Ø 10.5 cm

Date:  1923
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Silver, chased and hammered
Signature: Marked: maker's mark A. Sturm (four-leaf clover), Austrian hallmark toucan's head (W for Vienna, 4 for 800/1000), 800; model nos. (2)6103 (teapot), (2)6102 (creamer), (2)6107 (sugar bowl)

Dimensions: 19 x 28 x 17 cm (7¹/₂ x 11 x 6³/₄ inches)
Literature: "The Studio" Yearbook of Decorative Art, 1913, p. 212; comp. Hochschule für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Otto Prutscher 1880–1949, p. 39 (similar set)
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver