Description & Technical information

Designed by: Franz Messner, Vienna, 1903
Executed by: Clemens Pacher, cabinetmaker, Vienna, 1903
Consisting of: 2 beds, 2 nightstands, 1 washstand, 1 cabinet, 1 cabinet with pullout, 2 wardrobes.
Solid maple and veneer on the inside and outside, nickel-plated fittings, replaced marble tops, surface cleaned and slightly restored, veneer repaired in some places about 20 years ago and surface retouched, very good condition, high-quality Viennese cabinet making.

BEDS
H 100 cm, W 2 x 100 cm, D 203 cm (mattress size approx. 195 x 90 cm);
can be converted to a double bed (W 180 cm, L 195 cm, or to custom size)

NIGHTSTANDS
H 100 cm (shelf: H 74 cm), W 44.5 cm, D 35 cm

WASHSTAND
H 86 cm, W 95 cm, D 50 cm

WARDROBE
H 180 cm, W 50 cm, D 50 cm

WARDROBE WITH PULLOUT
H 180 cm, W 100 cm, D 50 cm

PAIR OF WARDROBES
H 180 cm, W 90 cm, D 55 cm

Designs were submitted to the exhibition of the "Wiener Kunst im Hause" [Viennese Art in the Home] Association with the motto "Einfache Möbel" [Simple Furniture] that are still without peer.

Date:  1903
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: solid maple and veneer on the inside and outside, nickel-plated fittings
Literature: Dekorative Kunst, vol. 10, 1904, cf. ill. p. 178
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture