Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956). <em>Container with Lid</em>, 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)

Container with Lid

Artist:Josef HoffmannWiener Werkst├Ątte

Medium: iron alloy, nickel silver, brass, enamel, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1910

Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (17.1 x 12.1 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor


Accession Number: 2007.67.2a-c

Image: CUR.2007.67.2a-c.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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