Description & Technical information

Designed by: Adolf Loos, around 1900
Executed by: Friedrich Otto Schmidt between 1900 and 1930

Loos liked to use this model in interior decoration projects, as he did for the Viennese and the Paris branch of Kniže, the gentlemen’s outfitters, as well as for several interiors he was commissioned for.

Date:  1900-1930
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: original facetted and cut glass, Old patina, 12 brass and bronze pentagons
Dimensions: 200 x 40 cm (78³/₄ x 15³/₄ inches)
Literature: E. B. Ottillinger, Adolf Loos, Wohnkonzepte und Möbelentwürfe, Vienna, 1994, ill. p. 68, 139, 160; M. Kristan, Loos, Läden & Lokale, Vienna, 2001, p. 75; M. Kristan, Adolf Loos, Wohnungen, Vienna, 2001, p. 55
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design