Kohn Art Nouveau Vienna Armchair Model 416 Attributed to Hoffmann or Siegel 1905

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Jacob & Josef Kohn Vienna most elegant as well as rare armchair:
Attributed to Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) or to.
Gustav Siegel (1880-1968).
Model number 416.
Designed before 1905.
Vienna, made circa 1905-1908.

Beech wood / mahogany stained.

Model attributed to

Josef Hoffmann (1870 / Czechia - 1956 / Vienna):
World-famous architect (for example Sanatorium in Purkersdorf / Lower Austria & Palias Stoclet in Brussels).
Designer of interiours (for example: Cabaret Fledermaus) as well as of furniture pieces and objects of daily use.
1897: Josef Hoffmann was one of the founders of Viennese Secession he and J. M. Olbrich were the most important architects there
1899 - 1937 Hoffmann was Professor at Viennese School of Applied Arts.
1912: Foundation of Austrian so-said Werkbund (J.Hoffmann was member of it until the year 1920).

Or to.

Gustav Siegel (1880-1968),
a well-known interior designer and architect, who had been engaged by Kohn manufactory as chief designer - on the recommendation of Josef Hoffmann. Gustav Siegel had designed for example a furniture set for living room and bedroom which was presented at Paris World Exhibition in year 1900.

The chair we're presenting here was displayed in Milan (April 1906) as furniture for the Presidential Hall of the Chamber of Commerce of Lower Austria.

Kohn - Catalogue of 1904 & 1907 / Armchair Number 416 On Page 103.
Giovanni Renzi, Il mobile moderno / Gebrueder Thonet Vienna and Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milano 2008, pages 184 / 185.

Please note:
Original good condition (ready for use!)
Not restored!
This means that upholstery is in good original condition, too.
The Kohn firm label is existing beneath the upholstery.

Total height: 94.5 cm 37.20 inches.
Height of seat: 43.0 cm 16.92 inches.
Width: 60.5 cm 23.81 inches.

Please note:
Original vintage furniture deriving from manufacturing period!
Of the Period
Art Nouveau
Place of Origin
Date of Manufacture
circa 1905
Materials and Techniques
Stained   Beech
Good. ORIGINAL GOOD CONDITION (READY FOR USE !) NOT RESTORED ! This means that upholstery is in good original condition, too..
37.2 in. H x 23.81 in. W x 17.32 in. D
94 cm H x 60 cm W x 44 cm D
Seat Height
16.92 in. (43 cm)
Dealer Location
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna, Austria
Number of Items
Reference Number
Plankengasse 2, Vienna, 1010
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna 1070
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