Phillips de Pury & Company – Vienna and the Wiener Werkstätte

March 2nd, 2011 by

Phillips de Pury & Company is pleased to announce Vienna and the
Wiener Werkstätte, an auction of important 20th-century Austrian design to be
held March 3rd at the company’s New York flagship, 450 Park Avenue.

Phillips de Pury’s Design auction will include works produced for many of
Wagner’s and the Wiener Werkstätte’s most significant commissions: the
Österreichische Postsparkasse, the telegraph office of Die Zeit, the Palais
Stoclet, the Cabaret Fledermaus, and the Alfred Roller apartment. In addition to
designs produced by the Wiener Werkstätte’s own craftsmen, the auction will
include works made by the finest producers of the period including Loetz, E.
Bakalowits Söhne, J & L Lobmeyr, J & J Kohn, and Thonet.