Pair of Wiener Werkstatte hand-hammered silver vases from c.1918, designed by Josef Hoffmann, estimate $15,000-20,000 at Rago.

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The 8¼in (21cm) high vases were a gift from the Viennese-born architect Joseph Urban to the film producer William Sistrom and then passed down by descent.

Estimate $15,000-20,000.