Luxury Design, Past & Present
Among the rarer objects executed by the Wiener Werkstätte are fashion accessories for men. Cuff links, tiepins, rings, brooches and leather bags were manufactured in Vienna between 1905 and 1933. The elegant pieces by Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser, Eduard Wimmer-Wisgrill and many other designers suited the taste of the times customers. This gold gilded silver cigarette case was produced by the Wiener Werkstätte ca. 1910. Josef Hoffmann designed this precious piece. The beaten bell flower ornament is typical for the designs of Hoffmann during the time around 1910.