• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 589

    A HAMMERED BRASS VASE

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956), CIRCA 1925-1931, EXECUTED BY THE WIENER WERKSTÄTTE

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    A HAMMERED BRASS VASE
    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956), CIRCA 1925-1931, EXECUTED BY THE WIENER WERKSTÄTTE
    Stamped to the underside WIENER WERKSTÄTTE and with artist monogram JH
    18.4 cm. high; 17 cm. diam.


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    A related model 'Aufsatz', a hammered brass centrepiece of slightly smaller size but executed with scrolled handles to the sides was sold Christie's New York, The Modern Age: The collection of Alice Lawrence, 5 November 2008, lot 409. A vase of related design was offered Christie's New York, Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design, 18 December 2007, lot 255.

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