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1960s Horn Serving Utensils by Carl Aubock

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Pair of carved horn serving utensils by Austrian designer Carl Aubock dating from the 1960s. One piece has teeth like a fork and the other can be used like a spoon. The Werkstätte Carl Auböck is a fourth-generation Viennese workshop known for its witty approach to modern industrial design. The workshop was founded in 1900 and reformed in 1926, when Carl Auböck II (1900-1957) returned from his studies at the Weimar Bauhaus and took over the metalsmith business of his father, Karl Heinrich Auböck (1872-1925). The workshop had originally created small, bronze figurines known as Wiener Bronzen, which were popular collectibles in Austria during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Auböck II, influenced by both his education and his father’s work, united functional modernism with Austrian craft, creating the visual style of the Werkstätte Carl Auböck.  

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  • Date of manufacture
    1950s
  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 8.0 in. x W 2.0 in. x D 0.13 in.

    H 20.32 cm x W 5.08 cm x D 3.31 mm

  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU825810113953

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