11 June 1999
A PAIR OF BRASS WALL SCONCES
Josef Hoffmann, for the Grabenkaffee, Wiener Werksttte, circa 1912
17in. (44.5cm.) high, 14in. (36.2cm.) wide
each sconce stamped WIENER WERK STTTE (2)
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cf. Josef Hoffmann 1870-1956: Ornament zwischen Hoffnung und Verbrechen, 1987, p. 191 for an illustration of the model.
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