Josef Hoffmann


Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Period 20th century

Origin Austrian

Medium Alpacca

Dimension 20 cm (7⁷/₈ inches)

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, before 1912

Executed by: Wiener Werkstätte, model no. M 2045

Alpacca, polished, bead-and-reel decoration, very good original

Ø 18.5 cm

According to the design drawing, two pieces were executed in alpacca and two in brass.

Period: 20th century

Origin: Austrian

Medium: Alpacca

Signature: Marked: JH, WIENER WERK STÄTTE (3 lines), rose mark, JH in circle (silversmith’s mark of Josef Husnik)

Dimension: 20 cm (7⁷/₈ inches)

Provenance: Private property, Austria 

Literature: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the
Wiener Werkstätte photographic archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts
(MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 98-66-2; Wiener Werkstätte archives at Museum of
Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 11975-6

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