Artist Josef Hoffmann, Austrian, 1870-1956
  • Dinner Knife
Date ca. 1906
Medium silverplate
Dimensions Overall: 8 3/8 × 3/4 × 5/16 inches (21.3 × 1.9 × 0.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Benson and Edith Ford Fund and Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Macauley, Jr. Fund
Accession Number 1985.33.1
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Stamp, on rear of handle: WW [Wiener Werkstaette]
Adolphe & Suzanne Stoclet (Palais Stoclet, Brussels, Belgium);
by descent to their granddaughter, Nele Haas-Stoclet (Brussels, Belgium);
(Donald Morris Gallery, Inc., Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
1985-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Neuwirth, W. and Josef Hoffmann. Bestecke für die Wiener Werkstätte. Vienna, 1982, p. 73.

Taragin, D."From Vienna to the Studio Craft Movement." Apollo 124, no. 298 (December 1986): pp. 83-84, no. 7; p. 84 (fig. 7).