Wiener Werkstätte co-founder Josef Hoffmann de…

Wiener Werkstätte co-founder Josef Hoffmann designed this tableware set of nine vessels.  No form in this sprawling group of nine is the same and, together, they would have produced a dynamic landscape across the table. Explore more of Hoffmann’s work in “Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900-1937,” a cooperation of the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO. On view through January 7, 2019. 

Tableware Set of Nine Blown Vessels, 1916. Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956); manufactured by Wiener Werkstätte and probably Meyr’s Neffe Glassworks. Mold blown and hotworked glass. Smallest object: H. 8.2 cm, Diam. 11.6 cm; Tallest object: H. 32.8 cm, Diam. 9.5 cm. The Corning Museum of Glass (74.3.24).