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    Sale 12273

    Historical Design

    26 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    JOSEF HOFFMANN 1870-1956

    A CENTREPIECE, DESIGNED 1924

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JOSEF HOFFMANN 1870-1956
    A CENTREPIECE, DESIGNED 1924
    executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, hammered brass
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) wide
    stamped JH, WIENER WERKSTATTE, MADE IN AUSTRIA


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    Literature

    Other examples illustrated:
    P. Noever (ed.), Josef Hoffmann Designs, Munich, 1992, p. 110, fig. 157 (drawing), p. 172, fig. 268 (another example), both held in the permanent collection of the MAK, Vienna;
    G. Fahr-Becker, Wiener Werkstaette 1903-1932, Cologne, 1994, p. 165;
    Der Preis Der Schönheit - 100 Jahre Wiener Werkstätte, MAK, Vienna, 10 December 2003 - 7 March 2004, p. 346.