Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, 23 March 1908
Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte

According to the sample book of the Wiener Werkstätte, the tray was made in two sizes: 40 and 49 cm. Between 1908 and 1910 only four pieces were produced.

Date:  1908
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: silver, Ivy-leaf pattern, Base in Mancassar ebony
Signature: Marked: WW, Austrian hallmark, head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000)

Dimensions: 3 x 33 x 40 cm (1¹/₈ x 13 x 15³/₄ inches)
Literature: MAK archive, Wiener Werkstätte sample book, S 6, ill. S. 1010; K. Goubert, Zilvermuseum Sterckshof (ed.), Wiener Werkstätte Silver and Belgian Silver Design, 2010, p. 72
Exhibitions: Zilver Museum Sterckshof, Antwerp, 2010, "Wiener Werkstätte Silver and Belgian Silver Design"
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Silver