Description & Technical information

Designed and executed by: Béla Zugschwert, Budapest, Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, around 1900

Solid African mahogany, copper chased and hammered, with two Japonism inspired flying fish and vegetal ornaments, cut mirror glass, excellent original condition

First-class artistic metalwork

Mirror: H 102 cm, W 81 cm
Console: H 31 cm, W 117 cm, D 31 cm

Béla Zugschwert is a well-known Budapest goldsmith and metal craftsman who was active around 1900.

Date:  1900
Period:  1850-1900
Medium: Solid African mahogany, copper chased and hammered, Cut mirror glass
Signature: Signed: KÉSZÍTETE (executed by): ZUGSCHWERT BÉLA

Dimensions: 102 x 81 cm (40¹/₈ x 31⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture