Lot No. 43


Josef Hoffmann, a brooch in original leather box, Wiener Werkstätte, before 1912


Josef Hoffmann, a brooch in original leather box, Wiener Werkstätte, before 1912 - Jugendstil and 20th Century Arts and Crafts

gold, mother-of-pearl, moonstones; on the back marked JH, rose mark, WW and with goldsmith monogram Karl Ponocny; marked with official hallmark A and gold purity hallmark 750 on the side; brooch element (closure loop) replaced for safety reasons: size: 4.1 x 4.1 cm. Black leather box with diamond-shaped gold line décor; brass clasp; stamped WW in gold colour on the front, embossed Wiener/Werk/Stätte also in gold colour on the back. (MP)

During the last nine years, the present brooch was displayed at the Pforzheim Jewellery Museum. Only one example of this brooch was executed.

Provenance:
German private ownership.

Literature:

MAK, Vienna, Wiener Werkstätte Archive, inventory no. KI 12144-14.

Photo: ©MAK

Specialist: Dr. Magda Pfabigan, M.A. Dr. Magda Pfabigan, M.A.
+43-1-515 60-383

magda.pfabigan@dorotheum.at

30.05.2018 - 15:00

Estimate:
EUR 150,000.- to EUR 300,000.-

Josef Hoffmann, a brooch in original leather box, Wiener Werkstätte, before 1912


gold, mother-of-pearl, moonstones; on the back marked JH, rose mark, WW and with goldsmith monogram Karl Ponocny; marked with official hallmark A and gold purity hallmark 750 on the side; brooch element (closure loop) replaced for safety reasons: size: 4.1 x 4.1 cm. Black leather box with diamond-shaped gold line décor; brass clasp; stamped WW in gold colour on the front, embossed Wiener/Werk/Stätte also in gold colour on the back. (MP)

During the last nine years, the present brooch was displayed at the Pforzheim Jewellery Museum. Only one example of this brooch was executed.

Provenance:
German private ownership.

Literature:

MAK, Vienna, Wiener Werkstätte Archive, inventory no. KI 12144-14.

Photo: ©MAK

Specialist: Dr. Magda Pfabigan, M.A. Dr. Magda Pfabigan, M.A.
+43-1-515 60-383

magda.pfabigan@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Jugendstil and 20th Century Arts and Crafts
Date: 30.05.2018 - 15:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 25.05. - 30.05.2018