Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann,
Executed by: Anton Pospischil, Kunstmöbeltischlerei Wien

6 drawers, numerous cut and facetted crystal-glass elements, mirror renewed, fittings in copper or copper-plated brass, surface professionally repolished, very good condition.

Our side board was part of the dining room designed by Josef Hoffmann in 1899/1900 especially for the World Exhibition in Paris. It was first presented in the Austrian Museum for Art and Industry in February 1900 in a pavilion that had specifically been designed for the Paris World Exhibition.
In the catalogue for Tefaf 2015 we showed the large side board designed for the same room as catalogue number 1.

Date:  1899/1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: solid walnut, Veneer on pine, Interior birds eye maple veneer
Dimensions: 192 x 79 x 53 cm (75⁵/₈ x 31¹/₈ x 20⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Germany
Literature: Ref.: Das Interieur, vol. 1, 1900, p. 33, plate 19
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture