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    Sale 7620

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    28 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)

    OVAL TRAY, CIRCA 1916

    Price Realised  

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
    OVAL TRAY, CIRCA 1916
    executed at the Wiener Werkstätte, hand-wrought silver, macassar ebony
    1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) high; 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm.) wide; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) deep
    impressed marks JH, Rosemark, WIENER WERKSTÄTTE, WW, Vienna 900 silver assay mark, and Diana mark for 900 silver


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    Literature

    Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Werkstätte: Avantgarde, Art Déco, Industrial Design, Vienna, 1984, illustration number 106-107, pp. 144-145 (design illustrated)