Lot 153: Josef Hoffmann, A jardinière
December 1, 2016
Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Designed in 1910, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, silver, with gilt interior, lapis lazuli, quatrefoil oval shape with stylised floral moulded decoration, the long and short sides inlaid with central lapis lazuli cabochons, two wide bell-shaped feet, without glass liner, the underside impressed with monogram JH, WW, AW(?), rose mark, one-line Wiener Werkstätte logotype and Diana’s head mark, height 10.5 cm, length 22.5 x 14.5 cm, (B).
Literature: Lit.: An archive photograph is preserved in the WW Archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (ÖMAK), Vienna with inventory no. WWF 94-119-1.