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  • Literature

    'Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration', vol. 23, no. 1, 1908, p. 37 for a similar example
    Derek E. Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850–1946, exh. cat., The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, p. 255, fig. 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 for a similar example
    Gabriele Fahr-Becker, Wiener Werkstätte 1903–1932, Cologne, 2003, p. 25 for a similar example
    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


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

circa 1908
Bent beechwood, beechwood, leather, brass.
108.7 x 43.5 x 44.7 cm (42 3/4 x 17 1/8 x 17 5/8 in.)
Produced by Jacob & Josef Kohn, Austria. Underside of seat with embroidered crest and interior of the front seat rail impressed WIEN AUSTRIA.

£20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for £25,000

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Created by Lee F. Mindel, FAIA                                       London Auction 29 April 2014 6pm