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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 461

    AN AUSTRIAN BEECHWOOD CHAIR, MODEL 6

    BY MICHAEL THONET, VIENNA, CIRCA 1848-1849

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN BEECHWOOD CHAIR, MODEL 6
    BY MICHAEL THONET, VIENNA, CIRCA 1848-1849
    The tips of the splat lacking, stamped Thonet Wien Gump. 306 and numbered 159
    And an Austrian oak and beechwood centre table, 20th Century, the later circular top above four S-shaped legs, with paper label inscribed 177; and a Thonet beechwood armchair, 20th Century, with paper label inscribed Thonet Wien and stamped Thonet and with paper label inscribed 35 (3)


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    A chair of similar design is in Die Neue Sammlung in Munich and illustrated in G. Himmelheber, Die Kunst des deutschen Möbels, Vol. III, München, 1973, pl. 749.

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    Provenance

    Gartenpalais,Rossau,Vienna,1998.