Lot 151: Josef Hoffmann, A teapot,
December 1, 2016
Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Designed in 1905, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, silver, rosewood handles and finials, smooth oval shape, minor traces of use, the underside impressed with monogram JH, WW, JH (goldsmith Josef Hossfeld), rose mark and Diana’s head mark, cover edge with monogram WW and Diana’s head, height 22 cm, (B).
Literature: An archive photograph of the teapot is preserved in the WW Archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (ÖMAK), Vienna with inventory no. KI 12562-1.