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Hoffmann Josef

Butter knife

Wiener Werkstätte
Print
About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, 1903/04
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, around 1906, comp. works no. S 843
Marked JH, WW, rose mark, Austrian hallmark, head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), French importation mark swan (1893 until 1970)
Material From the ‘flat model’ cutlery series.
Silver, very good original condition.
Dimensions L 14.7 cm
Literature W. Neuwirth, Josef Hoffmann, Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, 1982, p. 29 f, comp. ill. p. 55

In 1906, this set of cutlery was shown on the jubilee banquet table in the Wiener Werkstätte exhibition "Der gedeckte Tisch".

The very rare cutlery series, "flat model", is usually adorned by 4 balls at the end of the handle. Our butter knife is one of the rarer versions with 5 balls.


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