A comparable tea-service was exhibited at the Exhibition des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris, 1925. Hoffmann designed the Austrian pavillion in cooperation with Oswald Härtl. Silver by the Wiener Werkstätte, including the Hoffmann service, was exposed in showcases painted by Christa Ehrlich.
See for comparison: Annelies Krekel, Modern zilver 1880-1940, Londen/Amsterdam, 1989, p. 211 and p. 203 for a contemporary illustration of the Ehrlich showcase with the silver Hoffmann service. See also:
Der Preis der Schönheit. 100 Jahre Wiener Werkstätte,
exhibition catalogue, Vienna (MAK), 10 December 2003-7 March 2004, p. 270