• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5942

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 295

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)

    BOWL, CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
    BOWL, CIRCA 1925
    made by Alexander Sturm, silver, with martelé surface, impressed marks for Vienna, 800 silver, Toucan poinçon and manufacturer's clover leaf logo
    9 in. (22.3 cm.) high


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    The Wiener Werkstätte is known to have commissioned pieces from Alexander Sturm which were then sold in the Wiener Werkstätte shop.

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    This bowl was designed by Josef Hoffmann and made by Alexander Sturm.