Description & Technical information

From the "Round Model" cutlery design series

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, 1907
Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, work no. S 859

In 1906, this set of cutlery was shown on the wedding banquet table in the Wiener Werkstätte exhibition "Der gedeckte Tisch". It was executed either in silver plated alpaca or solid silver. Amongst those named in the records as purchasers were Sonja Knips and Titus.

Date:  1907
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: silver
Signature: Marked: JH, WW, rose mark, Austrian hallmark, head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), some with silversmith mark JF or FK and Dutch importation mark.

Dimensions: 10 cm (3⁷/₈ inches)
Literature: ref.: W. Neuwirth, Josef Hoffmann, Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte, p. 91
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver