Lot No. 44


A large wall mirror, the design attributed to Josef Hoffmann


, Vienna, c. 1920/25, manufactured by Max Welz, carved and gilded limewood, wooden back, paper label: Max Welz Wien, 140 x 120 cm, depth 8 cm. (DRAX)

Provenance:
uninterrupted family ownership, 1190 Vienna, Hochenegg-Gasse 3 (the villa demolished some years ago)

The carved mirror frame, in its combination of geometric squares and more organic laurel branches, betrays characteristic features of Josef Hoffmann’s language of form. It is known that Max Welz realised Wiener Werkstätte designs at the time and produced frames based on designs by Hoffmann and Dagobert Peche.

27.03.2019 - 17:00

Estimate:
EUR 15,000.- to EUR 20,000.-

A large wall mirror, the design attributed to Josef Hoffmann


, Vienna, c. 1920/25, manufactured by Max Welz, carved and gilded limewood, wooden back, paper label: Max Welz Wien, 140 x 120 cm, depth 8 cm. (DRAX)

Provenance:
uninterrupted family ownership, 1190 Vienna, Hochenegg-Gasse 3 (the villa demolished some years ago)

The carved mirror frame, in its combination of geometric squares and more organic laurel branches, betrays characteristic features of Josef Hoffmann’s language of form. It is known that Max Welz realised Wiener Werkstätte designs at the time and produced frames based on designs by Hoffmann and Dagobert Peche.


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Auction: Design First
Date: 27.03.2019 - 17:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 19.03. - 27.03.2019