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JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870 - 1956); WIENER WERKSTATTE

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JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870 - 1956); WIENER WERKSTATTE

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Cigarette case with inlaid organic pattern in original Wiener Werkstätte presentation box, Austria, early 20th C.
Sterling silver, enamel, gilt interior
Stamped WW JH with Diana head
Case only: 3 1/2" x 3", box: 4 3/4" x 4 1/4" x 1"
Provenance: Sotheby's Paris, April 22, 1990, lot 695
Collection of Jacqueline Fowler, Connecticut

Light wear and minor scratches to exterior of case, some wear to gilt interior. Box: good vintage condition, some fraying to silk lining.



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