Description & Technical information

Designed and executed by: Friedrich Otto Schmidt, Vienna, around 1903

Solid mahogany and veneer, one drawer, polished brass and copper fittings, some of them cast, surface professionally repolished, top covered with blue leather, excellent condition.

The archives of the Friedrich Otto Schmidt company provide an old design sketch showing an almost identical table that was noted as model number 181. It also shows a selling price of 260 Kronen.

We would like to thank Mr. Péter Rostás, Budapest, and Mr. Klaus Lorenz from Friedrich Otto Schmidt company in Vienna for their friendly help and for providing us with the documentation.

Date:  1903
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Solid mahogany and veneer
Dimensions: 73 x 95 x 95 cm (28³/₄ x 37³/₈ x 37³/₈ inches)
Literature: Friedrich Otto Schmidt archives, no. 181; A. Loos, Wohnkonzepte und Möbelentwürfe, Vienna, 1994, p. 78; Y. Macaux, Trough Modernism, Brussels, p. 34, p. 70; P. Rostás, Mágnások Lakberendezöje, 2010, p. 228
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture