Container with Lid
On View: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
iron alloy, nickel silver, brass, enamel, glass
Stenciled on bottom in black: "WIENER/WERK/STAETTE"
Gift of Frederick A. McConkey
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Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956). Container with Lid, ca. 1910. iron alloy, nickel silver, brass, enamel, glass, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (17.1 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederick A. McConkey, 2007.67.2a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2007.67.2a-c.jpg)
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Squat cylindrical metal container (a) with overall perforated square cutouts covered inside and out with matte off-white paint, with fitted colorless glass liner (b) that protrudes above the metal rim. Silver top (c) with short side that fits over top of glass liner and slopes towards central tall oblate finial.
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