Description & Technical information

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann
Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, Vienna, around 1906, model no. 988

Josef Hoffmann designed these nesting tables around 1906. The best known variant is the one with rods on the side. The much rarer variation has a grid-work in plywood composed of a triple row of squares on the sides of the largest table. This design establishes a direct connection to the "sitting machine".

Date:  1906
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Bent beech and plywood, Stained and polished, Original glass table top
Dimensions: 75.5 x 57 x 46 cm (29³/₄ x 22¹/₂ x 18¹/₈ inches)
Literature: J. & J. Kohn sales cat., 1916, p. 79; ill.: Das Interieur, vol. 9, 1908, p. 28
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture