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Josef Hoffmann
"GITTERKORB" BASKET
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Josef Hoffmann
"GITTERKORB" BASKET
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Details & Cataloguing

Important 20th Century Design

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Josef Hoffmann
"GITTERKORB" BASKET
stamped with maker's mark of Josef Hoffman, Wiener Werkstatte monogram, Rose Mark and Austrian control mark (1872-1922) for 900 standard
sterling silver and ivory
6 1/8 x 8 x 6 1/8 in. (15.6 x 20.3 x 15.6 cm)
ca. 1905
executed by Adolf Wertnik for the Wiener Werkstätte
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Provenance

Christie's New York, June 8, 2000, lot 204

Literature

Josef Hoffmann 1870-1956:  Ornament zwischen Hoffnung und Verbrechen, Vienna, 1987, p. 243 (for a drawing of a similar circular basket)
Renee Price, ed., New Worlds:  German and Austrian Art, 1890-1940, New York, 2001, p. 432
Michael Huey, Viennese Silver:  Modern Design 1780-1918, New York, 2003, p. 323

Catalogue Note

Related "Gitterkorb" baskets by Hoffmann are in the collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Neue Galerie and Saint Louis Art Museum. 

Important 20th Century Design

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