Artist Josef Hoffmann, Austrian, 1870-1956
Manufacturer Augarten Porcelain Manufactory, Vienna, Austrian, founded 1923
  • Teacup
Date between 1930 and 1938
Medium porcelain
Dimensions Overall: 4 inches (10.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Jerome M. and Patricia J. Shaw Purchase Fund
Accession Number 1985.13.2A
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Signed see Marks
Marks Marks, on bottom: 1985.13.2A
Marks, on bottom, center, in blue, faded: [probably a symbol and "Wein," similar to saucer]
Marks, on bottom, in black: ENTWURF | PROF. JOS. HOFFMAN
Marks, on bottom, in blue: GES GECH.
Marks, on bottom, in black: 18 | 5544
Marks, on bottom, in red: Augarten | Austria
(Barry Friedman Ltd.);
1985-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)