Description & Technical information

1868 – Vienna – 1918
J. & J. KOHN


designed by: Koloman Moser, Vienna, 1901
executed by: J. & J. Kohn, from 1901, model nos. 1304, 3140, later model no. 600/4

This showcase was first presented as part of a drawing room ensemble at the Winter Exhibition at the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry (MAK) in 1901. In the following year, it was shown in Turin, and in 1904, in Saint Louis.

Date:  1901
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: brass cuffs and fittings, cut and facetted glass, Bent beech wood, Plywood, surface slightly repolished
Dimensions: 188.2 x 65.4 x 55.9 cm (74¹/₈ x 25³/₄ x 22 inches)
Literature: ref.: Hohe Warte, II, 1905–06, p. 276; Italian sales catalogue, J. & J. Kohn, 1906; R. Leopold (ed.), Koloman Moser 1868–1918, Vienna 2007, p. 120, p. 122; D. E. Ostergard (ed.), Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850–1946, 1987, p. 110; G. Renzi, Milano, 2008, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, pp. 62 f
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture