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    Sale 2182

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design

    2 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956) FOR THE WIENER WERKSTÄTTE

    A GLASS VASE, CIRCA 1923

    Price Realised  

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956) FOR THE WIENER WERKSTÄTTE
    A Glass Vase, circa 1923
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high


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    MAK WW archive, Glass Inventory No. 3311, Model. No. va 35. Approximately 400 copies of this design in various versions and colors were made.
    cf. W. Neuwirth, Wiener Werkstätte. Avantgarde, Art Deco, Industrial Design, 1984, pp. 196-7, no. 154.
    An example of the present model in purple was featured in the Wiener Werkstätte 25th anniversary souvenir publication.