When the Wiener Werkstätte closed its gates in 1932, as the Second World War took its toll, the successors didn´t give up. In the 1950s and 60s connections were once again established with the art world avant-garde. Designs like those from the Werkbund architect Oswald Haerdtl help the Viennese silver tradition to reach new heights.
However, despite this, the year 1988 marked the end of the firm Alexander Sturm. It had lasted for over a hundred years.
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