• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5942

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 183

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1950)

    BROOCH, DESIGNED 1905

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1950)
    BROOCH, DESIGNED 1905
    silver and hardstone with three drops, executed by Josef Berger for the Wiener Werkstätte, stamped Austrian poinçon for 900 standard silver, A, WW, JH, JB, Rosemark
    1½ in. (3.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Wittgenstein family and thence by descent.


    Exhibited

    MAK, Vienna, 10 December 2003 - 7 March 2004, cat. no. S9