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  • Provenance

    Österreichische Postsparkasse, Vienna

  • Literature

    Das Interieur (Vienna), vol. IV, 1903, p. 77
    Derek E. Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850-1946, exh. cat., The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, p. 114, fig. 4-44, p. 246, figs. 46-46a-b
    Christian Witt-Dörring, Otto Wagner Möbel, Österreichische Postsparkasse, exh. cat., Österreichische Postsparkasse, Vienna, 1991, p. 20, fig. 9
    Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 1997, p. 115
    Walter Zednicek, Otto Wagner: Zeichnungen und Pläne, Vienna, 1999, pp. 168-70, figs. 153-56, p. 173, fig. 160-61

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Armchair, designed for the Director's Office of the Österreichische Postsparkasse, Vienna

1906
Painted bent beechwood, painted beechwood, aluminium, leather.
75.6 x 58.8 x 59.8 cm (29 3/4 x 23 1/8 x 23 1/2 in.)
Produced by Jacob & Josef Kohn, Austria. Partially impressed and branded with manufacturer's mark J&J KOHN WSE AUSTRIA, and aluminium label impressed S1 / 151.

Estimate
£15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for £27,500

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The Architect

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