Key facts

Product:
Josef Hoffmann – Cutlery No.135
Family:
Josef Hoffmann⎟Bowl, Centerpiece, Cutlery & Jug
Manufacturer:
Wiener Silber Manufactur >
Designer:
Josef Hoffmann >
Architonic ID:
1350657
Country:
Austria
Launched:
1902
Manufacturer groups :
Dining-table accessories-Cutlery >
Groups:
Dining-table accessories-Cutlery >

Product description

Joseph Hoffmann, one of the most stunning figures in architecture and design in Vienna around 1900 and a leading pioneer of Modernism created epoch-making tableware, for example, the then as now innovative cutlery No. 135.

Joseph Hoffmann followed a revolutionary path that led to the creation of utilitarian objects and architecture as aesthetic products in an ever-changing array of new designs. His famous cutlery (pattern No. 135), designed a year before the founding of the Wiener Werkstätte (The Viennese Workshops), marks a revolution in silver design: a departure from historicism in favour of clear lines and an uncompromising allegiance to functionality. Today the company treasures the original dies as some of its most priceless possessions. They are used when exceptional people are looking for something exceptional: products of pure perfection.

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