Offered here is a scarce and thoroughly distinctive contemporary Wiener Werkstatte ephemera, all in fine condition.
Vienna, 1905-1928. I. Rose Signet. Double-color printing. About 1905. 19.5: 28.5 cm. Designed by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann. The signet repeated in 108 fields on one arc. Since 1903/04, the Rosensignet was the registered trademark of the Wiener Werkstatte. -II. Art Show 1908. Entrance ticket. Two-color lithography. 4.5: 11.5 cm (6.8: 19.3 cm). Designed by Anton Kling. Probedruck, unclipped. Printed by Chwala, Vienna. -III. A voucher "entitlng the carrier to free shopping in our detail stores [...]" Color lithograph. 5.4: 16.4 cm (13.7: 19.7 cm). Designed by Maria Likarz-Strauss. Probably Probedruck. In 1917, a first sales outlet of the Wiener Werkstatte was opened in Karntner Strasse 32. - IV. Briefkuvert (letter envelope) Wiener Werkstatte. Lithograph. 10.1: 15.7 cm. With the large logo of the workshop. (A doublet, i.e. two copies). -V. 25th anniversary of the Wiener Werkstatte. Artist's Festival 31 May 1928. Lithography. 11.9: 17.5 cm. Invitation card for the ceremony in Vienna's Albertina. Despite the financially strained situation, the anniversary was celebrated with several receptions and festivities as well as an elaborate and extensive monograph produced later.. - III and IV with the WW-logo according to Kolo Moser's design. - All perfectly preserved (six separate pieces). Having emerged from the Vienna Secession, the Wiener Werkstatte developed into one of the leading design and production sites of the Jugendstil and Art DÈco for about 25 years. - Ephemera in such uncontaminated quality has become rare.
Price: $2,250.00 Item #3639