8 June 2016,
Price realised USD 20,000
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
A TRAY, CIRCA 1906
executed by Adolf Erbrich for the Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, repoussé sterling silver
2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, 15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) wide, 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) deep
stamped JH WW Wiener Werkstätte AE with rose mark and Viennese trademark
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A jardinière with the same beadwork and floral motif is referenced in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Mak Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna, (inventory number WI 971).
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