Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Maria Olbrich attr., Vienna, around 1900

Executed by: Michael Niedermoser

Solid walnut wood, carved stylised flower decoration, retouches, surface cleaned and slightly repolished, copper fittings, original leather upholstery, very nice original condition

H 95 cm, SH 45 cm, W 48 cm, D 48 cm

The carvings are strongly reminiscent of Josef Maria Olbrich‘s design for the foreword to the second annual issue of Ver Sacrum II, 1899 and the floral décor of Villa Friedmann in Hinterbrühl.

Date:  Around 1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Austria
Medium: Solid walnut wood
Dimensions: 95 x 48 x 48 cm (37³/₈ x 18⁷/₈ x 18⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private property, Austria


comp. Hevesi, Ideen von Olbrich, p. 32 and 38; comp. A. May (ed.), Joseph M. Olbrich, 1867 – 1908 Das Werk
des Architekten, exhibition catalogue, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt 1967,
p. 44

Categories: Furniture