Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932: The Luxury of Beauty

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Brass

Minneapolis Institute of Art. The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota

b. 1870
d. 1956

Centerpiece
1924

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Silver, partial gilt; diamond, moonstone, opal, lapis lazuli, coral, leopardite

Neue Galerie New York

b. 1870
d. 1956

Brooch acquired by Fritz Waerndorfer for Lili Waerndorfer
1904

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Ebonized oak with pores chalked white; boxwood inlay, silver-plated mounts

Minneapolis Institute of Art. The William Hood Dunwoody Fund

b. 1870
d. 1956

Table
1904

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Silver; glass insert

Neue Galerie New York. Gift of Harry C. Sigman

b. 1870
d. 1956

Flower basket
1905

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Silver; snakewood

Private Collection

b. 1870
d. 1956

Coffeepot acquired by Jenny Mautner and Moriz Schur for Käthy Breuer (née Mautner)
1906

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Gold; lapis lazuli, pearl, turquoise, coral, opal, carnelian and other semi-precious stones

Private Collection

b. 1870
d. 1956

Tobacco case for Otto Primavesi
1912

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Gilt silver

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Anonymous Gift

b. 1887
d. 1923

Jewel box
1920
Detail of a photograph taken by the Atelier d’Ora studio of Emilie Flöge wearing a dress designed by Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill and jewelry from the Wiener Werkstätte
1910