Description & Technical information

Executed by: Anton Pospischil, Kunstmöbeltischlerei Wien

Solid walnut and veneer on pine, interior birds eye maple veneer, 6 drawers, numerous cut and facetted crystal-glass elements, mirror renewed, original fittings in copper or copper-plated brass, surface professionally repolished, very good condition.

Our sideboard was part of the dining room designed by Josef Hoffmann in 1899/1900 for the Paris Exposition. It was first presented in the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry in February 1900 in a pavilion specifically designed for the 1900 Paris Exposition.

In our TEFAF 2015 catalogue, we presented the large sideboard designed for the same room as catalogue number 1.

Date:  1899
Period:  late 19th century
Origin:  Vienna
Dimensions: 192 x 79 x -0.45 cm (75⁵/₈ x 31¹/₈ x 20⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: private collection, Germany


Das Interieur, vol. 1, 1900, p. 33, plate 19


MAK Vienna, Josef Hoffmann 1870-1956. Progress Through Beauty,
December 2021 until June 2022

Categories: Furniture