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Hoffmann Josef


Wiener Werkstätte
About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, before 1926
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, before 1926
Marked JH, WW, Austrian hallmark head of hoopoe (W for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), 900
Material Silver, mother of pearl, crack in the shell, very nice condition
Literature Wiener Werkstätte archives, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, design drawing inv. no. KI 12146-23; S. Tretter/P. Weinhäupl (ed.), Gustav Klimt Zentrum am Attersee, Exhib. Cat., Gustav Klimt. Emilie Flöge. Reform der Mode, Inspiration der Kunst, Vienna 2016
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Our brooch is unique. Hoffmann was inspired to this very special design by the particular form of a shell. Exhibited at: Gustav Klimt Zentrum am Attersee, 2016, Emilie Flöge. Reform der Mode, Inspiration der Kunst

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