Art Nouveau Armchair Michael Niedermoser Vienna Design Olbrich School circa 1902 For Sale
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Art Nouveau Armchair Michael Niedermoser Vienna Design Olbrich School circa 1902


Art Nouveau Vienna armchair (authenticity guaranteed!) Please note: Two armchairs are available / the price here is relating to one armchair. This armchair was made by cabinetmaker Michael Niedermoser / VIENNA. Art Nouveau armchair The feet are covered with brass fittings. ashwood, seat covered with leather (= excellently restored) Design: School of Josef Maria Olbrich (1867-1908) Made by: Michael Niedermoser / Vienna, circa 1902 Michael Niedermoser (1835-1908) - once born in Salzbourg/Austria - owned a carpentry & manufactory of furniture in Vienna as from the year 1860 / as from circa 1890, Niedermoser cooperated extensively with various architects, and the working relationship with Josef Maria Olbrich* has become quite intense. Olbrich, the world-famous Austrian architect and co-founder of the Viennese Secession, had studied as from the year 1890 until 1893 at Viennese Academy of Fine Arts where he had been pupil of Karl v. Hasenauer. In period 1893-1898 Olbrich worked in the atelier / studio of the famous Viennese architect Otto Wagner who had designed for example the Viennese 'Postsparkasse' as well as the Viennese tram-train (the so-said 'Stadtbahn'). Beyond that, Olbrich planned and constructed the exhibition building of Viennese Secession, the famous Secession Hall, in 1897/98. Finally in the year 1899, the architect and designer was appointed as co-founder of Darmstadt Artists' Colony by Duke Ernst Ludwig von Hessen: Olbrich designed many houses (including his own) and several exhibition buildings there. This armchair is of most elegant appearance! Bibliography: Vera J. Behal, Moebel des Jugendstils (= Art Nouveau Furniture), Sammlung des Oesterreichischen Museums fuer angewandte Kunst in Wien (= Collection of Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna), Munich 1981, pages 64, 212-217. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration (= German Art and Decoration), vol.5, Darmstadt 1899-1900, page 256. made circa 1902 Original Vintage Furniture Deriving From Manufacturing Period! Measures: height of seat: 17.32 inches (44 cm) total height (backrest included): 30.70 inches (78 cm) depth of seat: 18.89 inches (48 cm) In very good condition.


  • Creator
    Michael Niedermoser (Manufacturer)
  • Production Time
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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1902
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    IN VERY GOOD CONDITION (the leather on seat was restored)
  • Dimensions
    H 30.70 in. x W 27.55 in. x D 18.89 in.H 77.98 cm x W 69.98 cm x D 47.99 cm
  • Seat Height
    17.32 in. (44 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, AT
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