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Hoffmann Josef


About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, 1906
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, works no. M 933, S 885, M 847, M 848, M 857, M 856, M 852, M 851, M 935
Marked WW, JH, Austrian hallmark - head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), rose mark, master`s mark, partially monogrammed
Material Silver and silver-plated alpaca, signs of usage, good original condition
Dimensions Butter knife: L 16.5 cm, lemonade spoon: L 21.5 cm, hors d’oeuvre fork: L 19.3 cm, table knife: L 21.5 cm, fish fork: L 19.3 cm, fish knife: L 19.1 cm, table spoon: L 21 cm, coffee spoon: L 14 cm, ice cream spoon: L 11.5 cm
Provenance private property, Austria and Germany
Literature W. Neuwirth, Josef Hoffmann, Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, 1982, p. 73 ff., Archives of Wiener Werkstätte, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12086-50

In 1906, this “Rundes Modell” set of cutlery was shown on the wedding banquet table in the Wiener Werkstätte exhibition "Der gedeckte Tisch". It was executed in silver-plated alpaca and solid silver. According to the records, the buyers included Sonja Knips and Titus.

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CUTLERY FROM THE "RUNDES MODELL" (round model) SERIES ⋅ Silver ⋅ Hoffmann Josef

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