Candelabrum Josef Hoffmann Wiener Werkstatte ca. 1928


Candelabrum, Josef Hoffmann, Wiener Werkstatte, ca. 1928, silver

  • Height: 32cm, Width: 18cm, Depth: 18cm
  • 1926 to 1928
    Technique: silver, beaten and soldered, hammerstroke decoration
    Provenance: Private collection, Vienna

    Marked with hallmark Dianakopfpunze before 1922, silver fine “900”, “WW” for Wiener Werkstatte, artist’s monogram “JH” for Josef Hoffmann and “MADE/IN/AUSTRIA” Bib.: Waltraud Neuwirth, Katalog der Wiener Werkstatte 1928, Vienna 2004, p. 51

    46.000,00 VAT inclusive
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    During the production time of the Wiener Werkstatte, Josef Hoffmann and his designs provided a constant evolution of the “Wiener Stil”. This candelabrum also shows the genius of Josef Hoffmann with its light and elegant appearance and the slight indication of a floral shape. It was crafted between 1928 and 1930, and the design was also executed in a version with eight arms. Each arm is marked with the Austrian tax mark for 925 silver. Another remarkable fact is the perfect craftsmanship of the very small and technically highly complicated hammer stroke decoration. The execution with only five arms seems to be unique as the only other examples of this particular design show six or eight arms.


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    Very rare candelabrum Josef Hoffmann Wiener Werkstatte ca. 1928 Silver
    Candelabrum Josef Hoffmann Wiener Werkstatte ca. 1928

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