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Josef Hoffmann


Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Date 1905

Period 20th century

Origin Austrian

Medium Silver, chased and delicately hammered

Dimension 15 cm (5⁷/₈ inches)

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, 1905

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. S 524

Excellent original condition

Only two such spoons were executed. The then sales price amounted to 30 Austrian krones per spoon.

Date: 1905

Period: 20th century

Origin: Austrian

Medium: Silver, chased and delicately hammered


Marked: WWJH, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), rose mark, master's mark in circle

Dimension: 15 cm (5⁷/₈ inches)

Provenance: Private property, England


A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte
photographic archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 93-20-7; W. Neuwirth, Josef Hoffmann, Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, 1982, p. 160

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Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

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