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JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)

A HAND-HAMMERED, SILVER-PLATED ALPACA COVERED INKWELL, CIRCA 1905

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JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956) A Hand-Hammered, Silver-Plated Alpaca Covered Inkwell, circa 1905 made by the Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, with glass well 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high, 5½ (13.3 cm.) diameter stamped monogram JH, WIENER WERKSTÄTTE and the rose trade mark

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cf. W. Neuwirth, Wiener Werkstätte: Avantgarde, Art Déco, Industrial design, Vienna, 1984, pp. 33 and 39 for related early Wiener Werkstätte metalware.
Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, April-September 1909, p. 231 for related early Wiener Werkstätte metalware.

This piece is recorded as number #M1049 in the Wiener Werkstätte Archive at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna.

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