Description & Technical information

Consisting of a wardrobe and a pair of bedside cabinets

Designed by: Adolf Loos, before 1902

Executed by: Friedrich Otto Schmidt, Vienna

Solid pearwood and veneer, dyed, some retouches, surface delicately cleaned and slightly repolished, cut and facetted glass mirror, bedside cabinets with marble top and marble panel lining, brass fittings, very good original condition.

Inside 50 cm

H 88 cm, W 53,5 cm, D 46 cm

Until recently, the Friedrich Otto Schmidt company (as well as its Budapest branch)

was the most important manufacturer of design furniture in Vienna, producing mainly pieces based on French and English design models. The company’s fame was, however, built on the furniture it manufactured based on designs by Adolf Loos, Wilhelm Schmidt and Koloman Moser.

Date:  1902
Dimensions: 212 x 203 x 59 cm (83¹/₂ x 79⁷/₈ x 23¹/₄ inches)

Apartment of Dr. Hugo Haberfeld, private collection, Austria.

Literature: Das Interieur IV, 1903, p. 15; E. B. Ottillinger, Adolf Loos, Wohnkonzepte und
Möbelentwürfe, Salzburg/Wien, 1994, S. 103-104.

Categories: Furniture