Suite so-called Buenos Aires Suite
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Josef Hoffmann

Suite so-called Buenos Aires Suite

Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Date around 1907

Period Early 20th century

Origin Austrian

Medium Beech bentwood and plywood

Dimension 75 x 136 x 71 cm (29¹/₂ x 53¹/₂ x 28 inches)

Comprising: 1 settee, 2 armchairs, drawing room table

Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, model no. 675/C, F, T

Beech bentwood and plywood, dyed to rosewood, surface professionally repolished, decorative brass nails polished and stove-enamelled, upholstery and fabric renewed, original hammered brass top and base, excellent condition.

Settee: H 75 cm, SH 42 cm, W 136 cm, D 71 cm

Armchairs: H 76 cm, SH 42 cm, W 76.5 cm, D 73.5 cm

Drawing room table: H 74 cm, Ø 57.5 cm

The name of this seating group derives from the exhibition in Buenos Aires in 1910, where J. & J. Kohn showed this suite based on a design by Josef Hoffmann.

Date: around 1907

Period: Early 20th century

Origin: Austrian

Medium: Beech bentwood and plywood

Dimension: 75 x 136 x 71 cm (29¹/₂ x 53¹/₂ x 28 inches)


Private property, Austria

Newly added cat. no. H21/49


Das Interieur, XII, 1911, plate 31; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, pp. 172

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