Settee for a nursery
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Josef Hoffman

Settee for a nursery

Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Date 1907/8

Period Early 20th century

Dimension 79 x 114 x 47 cm (31¹/₈ x 44⁷/₈ x 18¹/₂ inches)

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, 1907/08

Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, model no. 1511/C

Bent beech wood and plywood, white varnished, signs of usage, good original condition.

H 79 cm, SH 39 cm, W 114 cm, D 47 cm

For the 1908 Kunstschau, Josef Hoffmann designed the "Little Country House" for J. & J. Kohn. The settee was created for the Country House’s nursery.

Date: 1907/8

Period: Early 20th century

Dimension: 79 x 114 x 47 cm (31¹/₈ x 44⁷/₈ x 18¹/₂ inches)


private collection, Austria 

Literature: Moderne Bauformen VII, 1908, p. 373; Die Kunst vol. XVIII, 1908, p. 540; sales
catalogue, J. & J. Kohn, 1916, p. 117; E. Ottillinger (ed.), Vienna, 2006, Fidgety Philip! A Design History of Children's Furniture, p. 141; exhibited at: Hofmobiliendepot Furniture Museum, Vienna, 2006/07; Museum Marta Herford 2007

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