Description & Technical information

Designed by: Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill, Vienna, around 1912

Executed by: Wilhelm & Johann Jonasch, Wiener

Marked: Companies Label "JOHANN JONASCH,

fabric design for the curtain: Wilhelm Jonasch, c. 1910; pattern: Vorgarten

The original fabric was made by the Wiener Werkstätte

Walnut, birch (mirror) and beechwood, solid and veneer, ebonized and professionally repolished,
very few repairs to the veneer, extension replaced, upholstery and fabric renewed,
excellent condition

dining room
table: H 77 cm, D 73.5, L 108 cm (extendable to approx. 188 cm);

six chairs:
H 91 cm, SH 45 cm, W 50 cm, D 45 cm

Viennese cabinet making

There are two similar mirror designs in the WW Archive, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna (design drawing inv. no. KI 12138-18/12138-17, model no. 1729/M 1674) which Wimmer-Wisgrill designed for
the hall of the Palais Stoclet in Brussels.

The furniture was designed for the apartment of the Hora-Hajek family in Vienna 9.

provenance: estate of Hora-Grill family, Vienna

Newly added cat. no. H21/36.1.

Date:  around 1912
Origin:  Austrian
Dimensions: 77 x 108 x 73 cm (30³/₈ x 42¹/₂ x 28³/₄ inches)
Literature: V. Behal, Möbel des Jugendstils, München 1981, pp.
264; Kunstblättersammlung MAK, KI 13.756/153, 13.756/156