Thonet rarest and most remarkable pair of Art Nouveau plant / flower stands. Model number 9582. Designed circa 1904. Made circa 1905-1907. Design: School Of Otto Wagner / Marcel Kammerer. Beechwood / bright mahogany stained / brass. Refurbished by hand. Detailed information’s: We're offering here a most elegant pair of plant / flower stands which are manufactured in highest Thonet quality. Each of these furniture pieces consists of two pairs of wooden struttings connected to each other by thin brass rods / additionally, an elegant wooden platter attached to area below stabilizes the mentioned pairs of wooden struttings. Finally, there is a wooden rectangular holder for plants visible at top area - inside there is the brass liner existing which protects the wooden parts from dripping water. Important note: This type of plant stand had been part of furniture equipment of Meeting Rooms of Viennese 'Postsparkasse' built and designed by Otto Wagner (the plant stand was published by the magazine 'Thonet Zentral Anzeiger' (number 17) of October 28th / 1905). __________________________________________________________________________________ Otto Wagner (1841-1918): He was a famous Austro-Hungarian architect and urban planner, known for his lasting impact on the appearance of his home town Vienna, to which he contributed many landmarks (Wikipedia). His major works in Vienna are: -- Nussdorf weir and lock, Vienna (1894). -- Viennese Wiener Stadtbahn, metropolitan railway system, e.g. Karlsplatz Stadtbahn Station. -- Majolica House (Majolikahaus), Vienna (1898–1899). -- Postal Office Savings Bank Building, Vienna (1894–1902). -- Kirche am Steinhof, Vienna (1903–1907). __________________________________________________________________________________ Bibliography: Catalogue 'Thonet Bentwood & Other Furniture / The 1904 Illustrated Catalogue' (re-printed by Dover Publications, Inc. / New York, 1980), page 145 / catalogue number 9582 Giovanni Renzi, Il mobile moderno / Gebrueder Thonet Vienna + Jacob & Josef Kohn, Silvana Editoriale (Milano) 2008, pages 146 - 147. Measures: Height: 65.0 cm 25.59 inches. Diameter: 19.0 cm 7.48 inches. Width: 84.0 cm 33.07 inches. Condition: Excellent / ready for use! There aren't any damages existing. Please note: Original vintage furniture deriving from manufacturing period!
- CreatorOtto Wagner (Designer)
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 1905
- Materials and techniques
H 25.59 in. x W 33.07 in. x D 7.48 in.
H 65 cm x W 84 cm x D 19 cm
- Seller locationVienna, AT
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference numberLU101443141472
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