• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 5942

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    30 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1950)

    PAIR OF CYLINDRICAL BOXES, DESIGNED 1910

    Price Realised  

    JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1950)
    PAIR OF CYLINDRICAL BOXES, DESIGNED 1910
    silver, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, with horizontal banding and hinged covers, stamped Austrian poinçon for 900 standard silver, A, WW, Wiener/Werk/Stätte, JH, unidentified maker's mark JH (?), Rosemark
    1½ in. (3.7 cm.) high; 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Provenance

    Wittgenstein family and thence by descent.


    Exhibited

    MAK, Vienna, 10 December 2003 - 7 March 2004 (one only)