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  • Provenance

    House of Decorative Arts, Ltd., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1992

  • Literature

    Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, vol. 23, October 1908, p. 37 for the bench
    Kirk Varnedoe, Vienna 1900: Art, Architecture and Design, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1986, p. 86
    Derek E. Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850–1946, exh. cat., The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, p. 255, figs. 54-54a, p. 256, fig. 54b for similar examples
    Renée Price, ed., New Worlds: German and Austrian Art 1890–1940, Neue Galerie, New York, 2001, p. 426, cat. III.36
    Gabriele Fahr-Becker, Wiener Werkstätte 1903–1932, Cologne, 2003, p. 25
    Jirí Uhlír, Vom Wiener Stuhl Zum Architektenmöbel: Jacob & Josef Kohn, Thonet und Mundus, Bugholzmöbel vom Secessionismus bis zur Zwischenkriegsmoderne, Vienna, 2009, p. 99, figs. 113, 115 for a similar example

23

Side chair, model no. 371, designed for the Kunstschau Wien, Vienna

circa 1908
Stained beech.
43 3/8 x 17 1/4 x 19 in. (110.2 x 43.8 x 48.3 cm)
Produced by Jacob & Josef Kohn, Austria. Underside of seat with firm's printed label.

Estimate
$30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for $68,500

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New York Auction 16 December 2014 5pm