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Gebrüder Thonet / Twelve Chairs, Six Armchairs / Vienna / 1904

Offered By Bel Etage Kunsthandel Wolfgang Bauer - Vienna

GEBRÜDER THONET

designed and executed by: Gebrüder Thonet, Vienna, 1904, model no. 511

bent beech stained to rosewood and polished, reupholstered with a new Viennese Secessionist fabric, excellent condition

chairs: H 99 cm, SH 47 cm, W 43 cm, D 41 cm
armchairs: H 104 cm, SH 48 cm, W 54 cm, D 58 cm

The pieces from the 511 series, which includes a desk, chairs, armchairs, a settee and a rocking chair, are amongst the most elegant Jugendstil furniture ever produced by Gebrüder Thonet. Even today it has not been possible to determine the designer. The most likely would be Marcel Kammerer. It was certainly not Josef Hoffmann since at this time he was accepting commissions from the competition: J. &. J. Kohn.

ref.: sales cat. Gebrüder Thonet, 1904, ill. p. 119; D. E. Ostergard (ed.), Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850–1946, 1987, p. 250, fig. 49 c; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, p. 122 f

Gebrüder Thonet / Twelve Chairs, Six Armchairs / Vienna / 1904

PRICE:
CREATOR: Thonet (Designer)
OF THE PERIOD: Jugendstil
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Austria
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1904
PERIOD: Early 20th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Polished, excellent condition, bent beech stained to rosewood, reupholstered, a new Viennese Secessionist fabric
MATERIALS NOTES: bent beech stained to rosewood and polished, reupholstered with a new Viennese Secessionist fabric, excellent condition
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 38.98 in. (99 cm)
DEPTH: 16.14 in. (41 cm)
SEAT HEIGHT: 18.5 in. (47 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Vienna, Austria
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 18
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU9798929217
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