Carl Auböck II
paperweight, model 4273.1Austria, 1947
polished brass, basswood
3½ w x 1¼ d x 2 h in (9 x 3 x 5 cm)
This classic paperweight retains its original Foot the Bill wooden box. Walter Gropius famously had one of these on his desk at home.
Signed with impressed manufacturer's mark to underside: [Auböck Made in Austria].literature: Carl Auböck: The Workshop, Kois, pg. 56