Josef Hoffmann was one of the leading designers of the Wiener Werkstatte. He designed a wide variety of items from lighting, furniture over tea sets, glasses and to ashtrays and whole smoking sets.
This napkin ring was executed by the famous Viennese silver manufacture “Sturm” ca. It is perfectly executed and marked at the bottom with a “Dianakopf” silver stamp. The mounted stone is a turquoise.
The model number in the WW Archive is " S 2167 - S di 43" and there is a picture of this model in the WW Archive in the Museum for Applied Arts Vienna with the inventory number WWF 189-11.