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Hoffmann Josef


Masterpieces Spring 2022
About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, around 1906-1910
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, unmarked
Material White metal, chased and hammered, 8 glass beads, opalescent glass shade
Dimensions H 30 cm, Ø 26,5 cm
Provenance Private property, Austria
Literature cf. DKD vol. XIX, 1906/1907, ceiling lamps for dining and living room, hunting lodge Hochreith near Hohenberg, for Karl Wittgenstein, 1906, illus. pp. 444; cf. DKD vol. XXIV, 1909, illus. p. 232

Josef Hoffmann used similar ceiling lamps for the dining and living room in Karl Wittgenstein's hunting lodge Hochreith; another ceiling lamp designed by Josef Hoffmann, of similar basic design is depicted in DKD, vol. XXIV, 1909, p. 232, in a very extensive 8- page article dedicated to WW alone.

Cat. Nr. M22/45

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