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Josef Hoffmann


Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Date 1915

Period 20th century

Origin Vienna

Medium Colourless glass, Painted in enamel

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann (form), Dagobert Peche (décor), Vienna, 1915
Executed by: Johann Oertel & Co., Nový Bor (raw glass)

This model of beaker was shown in February 1915 in the exhibition "Kriegserinnerungsartikel" [War Souvenir Articles] at the Austrian Museum for Art and Industry (today’s MAK) together with other patriotic craft objects. The colours of three flags are reflected in the decoration in a stylised form: black and yellow (House of Habsburg), red-white-green (Kingdom of Hungary) and black-white-red (German Monarchy).

Date: 1915

Period: 20th century

Origin: Vienna

Medium: Colourless glass, Painted in enamel

Literature: A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archives, Museum of applied Arts, Vienna, model no. G 0501, Kunst und Kunsthandwerk, vol. XVIII, 1915, p. 139 f

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Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Viennese Jugendstil, Secessionist Movement

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