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Hoffmann Josef


About the artist Brtnice 1870 – 1956 Vienna
Designed by Josef Hoffmann, 1903
Executed by Wiener Werkstätte, 1909/10, model no. M 60
Marked rose mark, WW, JH in circle (maker´s mark for Josef Holi)
Material Alpaca silver plated, chased and hammered, very beautiful original condition
Dimensions H 18.5 cm, Ø 16 cm
Provenance private collection, Germany
Literature A contemporary photograph is preserved in the Wiener Werkstätte archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, inv. no. WWF-97-2-2; Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, XV, 1905, p. 14
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According to Dr. Elisabeth Schmuttermeier two such candlesticks were made in 1903, and in 1909 and 1910 four pieces each. Based on the hallmarks, this candlestick was executed around 1909 or 1910. Sincere thanks to Dr. Elisabeth Schmuttermeier for this information.

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