Designer: Karl Hagenauer (1898 – 1956) or Franz Hagenauer (1906 – 1986)
Manufactured by: Werkstatte Hagenauer
Country of origin: Austria
Year made: 1945 to 1955
Materials: Patinated and polished brass
Dimensions: 2 ½” x 2 ¾” x 2 ½”
Description: A simple yet modern design by Werkstatte Hagenauer. Heavy patinated brass construction with polished brass highlights. The the cigarette holder applied with a screw, as was typical for these items. We have seen a couple others similar to this, but it is a scarce item. Marked on the bottom “wHw”, Made in Austria”, “Hagenauer Wien” and “Handmade” as shown in the photo. There is considerable literature about the firm and it creations.