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PROPERTY FROM A BROOKLYN PRIVATE COLLECTION

An Austrian silver basket, designed by Josef Hoffmann, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, circa 1905
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PROPERTY FROM A BROOKLYN PRIVATE COLLECTION

An Austrian silver basket, designed by Josef Hoffmann, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, circa 1905
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Details & Cataloguing

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An Austrian silver basket, designed by Josef Hoffmann, executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna, circa 1905
with pierced geometric sides, matching angular handle mounted with ivory
marked on side near handle and with 900 standard mark used 1872-1922
length 9 3/4 in.
24.8 cm
22 oz gross
684 g
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Provenance

This piece was given to the current owner on her marriage in Germany in the early 1950's and returned with her to Brooklyn shortly thereafter.

Literature

An identical basket is illustrated in Hatje Cantz, Viennese Silver: Modern Design 1780-1918, 2003, p. 323.

Catalogue Note

This design was first made in September, 1905 for 200 crowns, and twenty-nine total were produced.

Please note this lot is restricted to U.S. only buyers due to endangered species materials.

Collections & Curiosities: Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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New York