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Hoffmann Josef

Eight-bulb-palm-shaped glass chandelier

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About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, around 1914
Executed by E. Bakalowits Söhne, Vienna
Material Cast brass, very fine chiselled, small repairs on the branches, cut crystal glass beads, some of them replaced, newly rewired, easily adjustable to the height of the room, very good original condition.
Dimensions H 115 cm (including chain), Ø 75 cm

There are several examples of this chandelier signed at the bottom "Prof. Josef Hoffmann". This type of signature has so far only been found on glasses shown at the Werkbund exhibitions of 1914 and 1915. At these exhibitions, glasses designed by Powolny and signed "Prof. Michael Powolny" could also be seen.


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