Description & Technical information

Designed by: Koloman Moser, Vienna, 1902

Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, model no. 3134, Vienna, from 1902 onwards

Beech bentwood and plywood, mahogany veneered, stained and polished, surface professionally repolished, brass fittings, original cut and faceted mirror, leather covering renewed.

The desk was first presented at the Turin Exhibition
of Decorative Arts in May 1902. It was shown in Saint Louis in 1904 and in London in 1906.

Date:  1902
Period:  Early 20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Beech bentwood and plywood
Dimensions: 104 x 112.5 x 56 cm (41 x 44¹/₄ x 22 inches)
Provenance: Private property, France


documentation: International Exhibition of Modern
Decorative Art, Turin, 1902; J. & J. Kohn Italian sales catalogue, 1906, p. 40; R. Leopold (ed.), Koloman Moser 1868–1918 (Exhibition catalogue), Vienna,
2007, p. 121; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, p. 86