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Hoffmann Josef


Wiener Werkstätte
About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, 1906
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, model no. S 0811, between 1906 and 1910
Marked JH, WW, rose mark, Austrian hallmark head of Diana (A for Vienna, 2 for 900/1000), silversmith JW? (Josef Wagner)
Material Silver, clear glass liner, pierced square latticework.
Dimensions H 3.5 cm, W 13.5 cm, Ø 9.5 cm
Literature a contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF 94-63-4
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In the Wiener Werkstätte photo archives the butter dish is described as a "Butterdose" suggesting a closed container, apparently a mistake. The butter knife (cat. no. 19) we are offering was intended to lie across the dish.

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BUTTER DISH ⋅ Wiener Werkstätte ⋅ Hoffmann Josef

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