In the Manner of Adolf Loos - Design New York Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Vienna
    Galerie bei der Albertina, Vienna
    Acquired from the above
    Phillips, New York, "Design," May 25, 2011, lot 123
    Private collection

  • Literature

    Burkhardt Rukschcio and Roland Schachel, Adolf Loos: La vie et l’oeuvre, Vienna, 1982, p. 444 for a similar example
    Markus Kristan, Adolf Loos: Wohnungen in zeitgenössischen Photographien aus dem Archiv des Architekten, Vienna, 2001, p. 50 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    Phillips would like to thank Dr. Christian Witt-Dörring for his assistance cataloguing the present lot.


Lot offered with No Reserve

Monumental library bookcase

circa 1905
Stained pine, mahogany, glass, brass.
90 1/2 x 238 1/2 x 44 7/8 in. (229.9 x 605.8 x 114 cm)
Possibly produced by Friedrich Otto Schmidt, Vienna, Austria.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $31,250

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New York Auction 6 June 2017