Live Auction

Vienna and the Modern Movement

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 11:00AM EST
Lot 27

Josef Hoffmann Marble and Ebonized Wood 'Knips' Nightstand

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

27 3/4 x 17 5/8 x 15 7/8 in.

Note: One of Josef Hoffman last villa projects was for Sonya Knips, a model for Gustav Klimt, the wife of industrialist Anton Knips and patron of the Wiener Werkstätte. The designs in this interior were more reminiscent of the British Arts and Crafts Movement.


There are nicks, wear and losses to the finish. Greater losses to the front of the cabinet. Minor scratches to the marble top. Structurally sound.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.