Kohn Art Nouveau Vienna Armchair Model 421 Josef Hoffmann Black Stained Cream Leather made 1910
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JACOB & JOSEF KOHN ARMCHAIR (MODEL 421) DESIGN: JOSEF HOFFMANN MADE IN VIENNA / AUSTRIA, ART NOUVEAU PERIOD. beech wood massive black stained seat and backrest are covered with cream leather made circa 1910/20 This model was created by Josef Hoffmann around the year 1906,having been produced by Viennese Jacob & Josef Kohn manufactory then (model 421): Related model appeared first in KOHN CATALOGUE of 1907 (look at the picture, please, we have attached here !) Bibliography: Giovanni Renzi, Il mobile moderno (Gebrueder Thonet Vienna and J.& J. Kohn), Milan 2008, pages 200 / 201 J.& J. Kohn Catalogues 1904 & 1907 (reprinted by Éditions Volutes 1900), page 106 / model 421 FINEST MANUFACTURING QUALITY ! Beech wood massive, black stained, refurbished by hand / the seat as well as backrest are upholstered with cream leather. A special feature is this armchair's half-round / semi-circular form type causing most elegant appearance: The backside of backrest is made, too, of beech wood / black stained. The only (slight) difference with Hoffmann's design is the fact that there aren't any brass rivets attached to backrest's backside, but a wooden band is visible. DESIGNER: JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870 / Czechia - 1956 / Vienna): - world-famous architect (for example Sanatorium in Purkersdorf / Lower Austria & Palais 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) Vienna, made circa 1910/20 SIZE: height (backrest included): 75.0 cm / 29.52 inches height of seat: 44.5 cm / 17.52 inches width: 59.0 cm / 23.22 inches depth: 57.5 cm / 22.63 inches ORIGINAL VINTAGE FURNITURE PIECE DERIVING FROM MANUFACTURING PERIOD ! IN EXCELLENT CONDITION (READY FOR USE) ! PLEASE NOTE: WE'RE OFFERING HERE A SECOND ARMCHAIR OF SAME TYPE / MODEL !
Place of origin:
75H x 59W x 57.5D 44.5SH
29,53H x 23,23W x 22,64D 17,52SH
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Refurbished; ORIGINAL VINTAGE FURNITURE PIECE DERIVING FROM MANUFACTURING PERIOD ! IN EXCELLENT CONDITION (READY FOR USE) !