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JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
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AN ENQUIRING EYE: PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)

LIDDED BOX AND PAIR OF VASES, CIRCA 1927

Details
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
Lidded Box and Pair of Vases, circa 1927
executed by Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna
silver
box stamped WIENER WERKSTATTE, with artist's monogram JH900 purity mark and Austrian assay mark
vases: 6 ¼ x 4 ½ x 4 ½ in. (15.4 x 10.4 x 10.4 cm) (each)
box: 2 ¾ x 4 x 4 in. (5.8 x 10.1 x 10.1 cm)

Provenance
Barry Friedman Ltd., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1989
Literature
A. Koch, Deutsches Kunst und Dekoration, vol. XL, 1917-1918, p. 114, for a related box
Post lot text
The present lidded box and vase models are registered in the Wiener Werkstätte Archiva, MAK, Vienna, under inventory numbers WWF 115-1-4, WWKA 259, WWF 115-3-1 and WWKA 259. Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Photo: © MAK.

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