30 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
This bowl was designed by Josef Hoffmann and made by Alexander Sturm.
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