JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870 - 1958); WIENER WERKSTATTE
Cabinet, Austria, ca. 1905; Painted beech, nickeled brass; WW stamp to lock plate; 45" x 16" x 25 1/4"; Provenance: Sotheby's New York, December 13, 1999, lot 243; Literature: Wichmann, Jugendstil Floral and Functional Form, 1984, ill. p. 175
Sale Price: $3,625
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Complete with two keys. Likely re-enameled. Moderate chips, mostly to edges. One large, long crack to right side. Darkened scuffs, scratches, and stains to interiors. One long crack visible on bottom shelf (interior). Another long crack on bottom door. Fair vintage condition.