Tea service | Phillips, de Pury & Company

Phillips, de Pury & Company-Tea service

Estimated value: 50.000-70.000 US$

Auction:
19-20th Century Design Art

Sales date: 2002-12-11

Location:
New York

Lot number: 99

Design

Josef Hoffmann
Manufacturer Wiener Werkstätte

Architonic id

4104517

Comprising samovar with stand and burner, teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug and tray
Produced at the Wiener Werkstatte by metalworker Stanislaus Teyc
Alpaka, wooden handles
Stamped to small teapot "Wiener Werkstatte," Rose mark, designer monogram "JH" and metalworker monogram "ST" (7)
samovar: 8 1/2 in. (21.8 cm) high
samovar: 8 1/2 in. (21.8 cm) diameter
teapot: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) high
sugar bowl: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm) high
milk jug: 2 in. (5 cm) high
tray: 13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm) diameter

Provenance:
Miles J. Lourie, New York

Exhibited:
Vienna 1900 - Art, Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1986

Illustrated:
Kirk Varnedoe, VIENNA 1900 - ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1986, p.124

Literature:
Gabriele Fahr-Becker, WIENER WERKSTATTE 1903-1932, Cologne, 1994, p. 161 (for comparison)