Mirror Design Dagobert Peche Max Welz Frame Manufacturer Wiener Werkstätte 1922
Mirror (mirror's glass included) / design created by Dagobert Peche (1887 - 1923). Made of limewood / white shaded as well as shine-gilded and matte-gilded.The mirror is topped by very interesting stylized pattern consisting of leaves as well as of wine grapes / manufactured circa 1922-23. The original design created by Peche is still existing in the archive of Wiener Werkstätte, nowadays in Viennese Museum of Applied Arts / inventory number KI 12707-4 & model number HN 12707-4 (please look at the referring pictures added here). Bibliography: "Die Ueberwindung der Utilitaet / The Overcoming of Utility - Dagobert Peche and Wiener Werkstaette", published by Peter Noever, Vienna (Museum of Applied Arts), 1998, catalogue number 23 on pages 207 (picture) & 337 (description). - The picture's frame was made circa 1922 by Max Welz (Frame Manufacturer) on behalf of Wiener Werkstätte: Max Welz became member of Austrian Werkbund, having gotten in touch with Viennese avant-garde art then (for example with Dagobert Peche and Josef Hoffmann). - The Austrian artist Dagobert Peche (1887 - 1923) was one of the most talented designers having ever been active in first quarter of 20th century / climax of Peche's work was the cooperation with Josef Hoffmann (1870–1956) as from the year 1915 when he was engaged to work on behalf of Wiener Werkstaette.
Place of origin:
40.6H x 24W x 2.5D
15,98H x 9,45W x 0,98D
Creator / Artist:
Very good; there aren't any damages existing / the reflexions visible on surface derive only from flashlight as well as from glaze of gilding