Josef Hoffmann was the most important designer behind the foundation of the Wiener Werkstatte where this piece was made.
Flower vase by Josef Hoffmann, c. 1906
© The artist's estate/ Copyright holder not traced
- Electroplate & glass
- 11.8 x 3.7 x 3.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £850 ( Total: £2,500)
- Acquired in:
- FCR Gallery
His designs for metalwork earned him the nickname 'quadratl' Hoffmann and a place as a pioneer of geometrical Modernist design. This piece is one of the most uncompromising of Hoffmann's proto-modernist grid designs.
Secession Gallery; private collection; FCR Gallery.
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