Lot 162: Josef Hoffmann, A watch fob,
December 1, 2016
Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Designed in 1918, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, 750 yellow gold, black enamelled ground, oval shape with openwork ornament of stylised flowers, minor flaws to the decoration, on the reverse hallmarked with monogram WW and chamois head, height 1.5 x 1.3 cm, (B).
Literature: Lit.: WW Archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (ÖMAK), Vienna, sample book WWMB 69, work no. G 1963. Overall only 6 pieces are calculated. The same model also exists as tie-pin and cufflinks.