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    Sale 7620

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    28 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    KOLOMAN MOSER (1868-1918)

    CONFEKTION BASKET, CIRCA 1906

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    KOLOMAN MOSER (1868-1918)
    CONFEKTION BASKET, CIRCA 1906
    executed at the Wiener Werkstätte, hand-wrought silver
    3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) wide; 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep
    impressed marks KM monogram, Rosemark, Diana 900 silver assay mark, AW monogram for the Wiener Werkstätte silversmith Adolf Wertnik


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    According to the Powerhouse Museum only 21 examples of this design were executed by Adolf Wertnik between 1906 and 1913.

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    Literature

    Archives of the Wiener Werkstätte, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna


    Exhibited

    The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia (example of design exhibited in permanent collection)