Description & Technical information

Designed by: Adolf Loos, around 1902

Executed by: Miksa Schmidt, Budapest

Marked on the lock: Miksa Schmidt Budapest


Solid mahogany and veneer, cut and facetted glass, brass fittings, surface lightly repolished, excellent original condition


H 187 cm, W 83 cm, D 40 cm


The company Friedrich Otto Schmidt (and its Budapest branch) has been and still is the most important maker of bespoke furniture and cabinets in Vienna. Although the company also produced objects modelled on French and English designs, it is famous for the furniture made from designs by Adolf Loos, Wilhelm Schmidt and Koloman Moser.

Date:  around 1902
Origin:  Austrian
Dimensions: 187 x 83 x 40 cm (73⁵/₈ x 32⁵/₈ x 15³/₄ inches)
Provenance: private property, Austria