About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, around 1909
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, model no. G 1039/ G956
Marked WW, rose mark, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), A, ST (maker’s mark for Stanislaus Teyc)
Dimensions H 1.8 cm, W 4 cm
Material Silver, chased and hammered, mother-of-pearl, remains of gold plating, good original condition
Provenance private collection, Austria
Shown Gustav-Klimt-Zentrum Attersee/ Gustav Klimt/Vienna 1900 Private Foundation: June 2019 – October 2020, Gustav Klimt. Florale Welten.
Literature Wiener Werkstätte archives, Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12149-7, model no. G 1039; a contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 92-65-1, G 956

Originally the brooch was part of the collier model no. G 956.


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BROOCH ⋅ JOSEF HOFFMANN ⋅ Hoffmann Josef ⋅ Josef Hoffmann, around 1909

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