JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
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JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)

WRITING DESK AND ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1905

Details
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
Writing Desk and Armchair, circa 1905
produced by Jacob & Josef Kohn, Munich, Germany
stained beech, aluminum, leather upholstery, leather
38 ½ in. (88 cm) high; 42 ½ in. (108 cm) wide; 23 5/8 in. (60 cm) deep
29 ¼ in. (64.5 cm) high; 22 in. (56 cm) wide; 19 5/8 in. (50 cm) deep
Provenance
Barry Friedman Ltd., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1999
Literature
E. Otllinger, Against the Grain, Bentwood furniture from the collection of Fern and Manfred Steinfeld, exh. cat., The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1993, p. 85, fig. 54
G. Renzi, Il Mobile Moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, pp. 202-203 for the desk
Special notice

Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.

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