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Lot No. 181


Josef Hoffmann, A girandole with eight branches,


Designed in 1924, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, hammered silver, the foot hallmarked with monogram JH, three-line Wiener Werkstätte logotype, hoopoe mark, 900 and Made in Austria within a rectangle, sconces hallmarked with toucan’s head and monogram WW, height 20.5 cm, (B).

Lit.: The preparatory sketch for the girandole is located in the WW Archive at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (ÖMAK), Vienna with inventory no. KI 12124/17, work no. S de 39. According to the documentation available, 61 specimens exist. Further see the magazines The studio - Yearbook of decorative art, London 1926, p. 168, ill. 1 and Die Kunst 60/1929, ill. p. 296.

Specialist: Dr. Julia Blaha Dr. Julia Blaha
+43-1-515 60-383

julia.blaha@dorotheum.at

13.06.2016 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 40,000.-
Estimate:
EUR 20,000.- to EUR 30,000.-

Josef Hoffmann, A girandole with eight branches,


Designed in 1924, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, hammered silver, the foot hallmarked with monogram JH, three-line Wiener Werkstätte logotype, hoopoe mark, 900 and Made in Austria within a rectangle, sconces hallmarked with toucan’s head and monogram WW, height 20.5 cm, (B).

Lit.: The preparatory sketch for the girandole is located in the WW Archive at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (ÖMAK), Vienna with inventory no. KI 12124/17, work no. S de 39. According to the documentation available, 61 specimens exist. Further see the magazines The studio - Yearbook of decorative art, London 1926, p. 168, ill. 1 and Die Kunst 60/1929, ill. p. 296.

Specialist: Dr. Julia Blaha Dr. Julia Blaha
+43-1-515 60-383

julia.blaha@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Jugendstil and 20th Century Arts and Crafts
Date: 13.06.2016 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 08.06. - 13.06.2016


** Purchase price incl. charges and taxes

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