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    Sale 2101

    Important 20th Century Design from the Collection of George and Frayda Lindemann

    15 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)

    AN OAK AND BRASS SIDE TABLE, CIRCA 1905

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)
    An Oak and Brass Side Table, circa 1905
    executed by Friedrich Otto Schmidt, Vienna
    27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high, 29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) diameter


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    cf. H. Kulka, Adolf Loos, Vienna, 1985, p. 50, ill. 10 for a table of this model with variant feet in the apartment of Hugo Haberfeld, Vienna.

    Adolf Loos first designed this table for the Vienna apartment of Hugo Haberfeld in 1902.

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    Provenance

    J. H. Antiques, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Hugo Haberfeld's apartment in Vienna, showing a table of this design with variant feet.