Josef Hoffmann - The Architect London Monday, April 28, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Werner J. Schweiger, Wiener Werkstätte: Design in Vienna, 1903-1932, New York, 1984, p. 70
    Peter Noever ed., Josef Hoffmann Designs, exh. cat., Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 1992, p. 110, fig. 157 for a drawing, p. 172, fig. 268
    Die Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1928: Modernes Kunstgewerbe und sein Weg, Munich, 1994, n.p.
    Gabriele Fahr-Becker, Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932, Cologne, 2003, p. 165
    Peter Noever, ed., Yearning for Beauty: The Wiener Werkstätte and the Stoclet House, Ostfildern, 2006, p. 330, fig. (M 244)

  • Catalogue Essay

    Josef Hoffmann's preparatory drawing for the present lot is registered at the MAK, Vienna as inventory number K.I. 12059/9.

315

'Aufsatz' centrepiece, model no. M sh 17

1925-1931
Chased and hammered brass.
18.6 x 29.8 x 18.4 cm (7 3/8 x 11 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)
Executed by the Wiener Werkstätte, Austria. Lip marked with artist’s monogram, WIENER/WERK/STÄTTE, and MADE/IN/AUSTRIA.

Estimate
£18,000 - 24,000 

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The Architect

Created by Lee F. Mindel, FAIA                                       London Auction 29 April 2014 6pm