Description & Technical information

Designed by: Koloman Moser, Vienna, 1902

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

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

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:  Vienna
Dimensions: 104 x 112.5 x 56 cm (41 x 44¹/₄ x 22 inches)
Provenance: private property, France


Ref.: 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

Categories: Furniture