Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, around 1906

Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, model no. 988

Bent beech and plywood, dyed to rosewood, professionally repolished, very good condition

Josef Hoffmann designed these nesting tables around 1906. The best known variant has rods on the sides. The much rarer variant boasts plywood latticework composed of three rows of squares on the sides of the largest table, thus establishing a direct design link to the “sitting machine”.

Date:  Around 1906
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austria
Medium: Bent beech and plywood
Dimensions: 75 x 55 x 42.5 cm (29¹/₂ x 21⁵/₈ x 16³/₄ inches)
Literature: J. & J. Kohn sales cat., 1916, p. 79; Das
Interieur, vol. IX, 1908, p. 28; G. Renzi, Il mobile
moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, pp. 180 f

Categories: Furniture