Josef Hoffmann


Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Date 1914

Period Early 20th century

Origin Vienna

Dimension 81 x 68.5 x 55 cm (31⁷/₈ x 27 x 21⁵/₈ inches)

Designed by: Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, 1914

Executed by: J. & J. Kohn, mod. no 816, comp. mod. No. T 816, chair, from 1914 on

Marked: Branding stamp and company paper label J. & J. Kohn

Bent beech wood, stained, surface cleaned and slightly repolished, excellent original condition.

H 81 cm, SH 46 cm, W 68.5 cm, D 55 cm

Wiener Werkstätte used the chair "J. & J. Kohn, Model No. T 826", designed by Josef Hoffman, for its fashion department and for some other furnishings, including of the ‘Poldihütte’, and also for the apartment / salon of Berta Zuckerkandl on the floor above the Café Landtmann in Vienna’s first district next to the Burgtheater. Alongside the chairs, the armchair is an iconographic piece of seating furniture rarely available for purchase.

Date: 1914

Period: Early 20th century

Origin: Vienna

Dimension: 81 x 68.5 x 55 cm (31⁷/₈ x 27 x 21⁵/₈ inches)


private property, Austria


Ref.: J. & J. Kohn sales cat., 1916, p. 18; E. F. Sekler, Josef Hoffmann, Das architektonische Werk, Salzburg, 1982, p. 376; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, p. 259

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Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Viennese Jugendstil, Secessionist Movement

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