Lot 152: Josef Hoffmann, An ashtray,
December 1, 2016
Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Designed in 1906, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte 1912, silver-plated nickel silver, square shape with hammered decoration, the edge impressed with monogram JH, rose mark and three-line Wiener Werkstätte logotype, length 9.3 x 9.3 cm, (B).
Literature: An archival picture is preserved in the WW Archives at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (ÖMAK), Vienna, under no. WWF 97-22-8, model no. M 558.