Description & Technical information

First-class Viennese cabinet making
Executed by: J. & J. Herrmann, Vienna, around 1900

Solid mahogany and veneer, doors with rosewood inlay, brass fittings, cut and facetted glass, restored

J. & J. Herrmann executed this wonderful bookcase using a pre-1903 bookcase design by Josef Hoffmann as a model. The strict architecture as well as the characteristic inlay work on the two doors was borrowed.

Date:  1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Solid mahogany and veneer
Dimensions: 180 x 160 x 40 cm (70⁷/₈ x 63 x 15³/₄ inches)
Literature: Das Interieur IV, 1903, ill. p. 32
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design