Description & Technical information

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

Beech bentwood and plywood, dyed to rosewood, surface professionally repolished, very good condition.

Josef Hoffmann designed these nesting tables around 1906. The best-known variant is the one with rods on the sides. The much rarer variant, however, has a 3-row  square latticework made of plywood on the sides of the largest table, creating a direct stylistic connection to the so-called sitting machine.

Date:  1906
Period:  Early 20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: Beech bentwood and plywood
Dimensions: 75 x 61 x 43 cm (29¹/₂ x 24 x 16⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Newly added cat. no. H21/53


Sales catalogue J. & J. Kohn, 1916, p. 79; illus.: Das Interieur,
vol. 9, 1908, p. 28; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, pp. 180.

Categories: Furniture