Description & Technical information

Designed by: Gustav Siegel
Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, model no. 717

Bent beech wood, stained and polished, repolished, cast brass fittings, re-upholstered

Armchairs: H 89 cm, SH 45 cm, W 53 cm, D 53 cm

Chairs: H 89 cm, SH 45 cm, W 41 cm, D 42 cm

The chairs were first presented as part of a dining room ensemble at the winter exhibition at the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry (MAK) in 1901/02. 

Date:  1901
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria
Medium: Bent beech wood, Cast brass fittings
Dimensions: 89 x 53 x 53 cm (35 x 20⁷/₈ x 20⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private property, Austria 

Literature: Ref.: G. Renzi, Milano, 2008, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, pp. 58 ff; Italian sales catalogue, J. & J. Kohn, 1906; Kunst und Kunsthandwerk, 1902, vol. V, p. 9

Categories: Furniture