OTTO WAGNER (1841-1918)
OTTO WAGNER (1841-1918)
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OTTO WAGNER (1841-1918)

ARMCHAIR, MODEL NO. 6518, DESIGNED FOR THE ÖSTERREICHISCHE POSTSPARKASSE, VIENNA, DESIGNED 1905

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OTTO WAGNER (1841-1918)
Armchair, model no. 6518, designed for the Österreichische Postsparkasse, Vienna, designed 1905
manufactured by Gebrüder Thonet, Vienna, Austria
stained beech, aluminum, fabric upholstery
31 in. (79 cm) high; 22 in. (56 cm) wide; 22 in. (56 cm) deep
underside branded THONET and with manufacturer's paper label THONET/Wien
Provenance
Günther Stefan Asenbaum, Vienna
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1987
Literature
Jacob & Josef Kohn, sales catalogue, Munich, 1916, p. 41 for a related example
P. Asenbaum, et al., Otto Wagner, Möbel und Innenräume, Salzburg, 1984, pp. 85, 106, 202 for related examples
D. E. Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850-1946, exh. cat., The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, pp. 114, 246-47 for related examples
A. von Vegesack, B. Verlag, Das Thonet Buch, Munich, 1987, pp. 138-39 for related examples
Gebru¨der Thonet Wien, Catalogue de 1904, Bruxelles, 1998, p. 140 for a related example
R. Price, New Worlds, German and Austrian Art 1890–1940, New York, 2001, p. 417 for a related example
G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebru¨der Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Joseph Kohn, Milan, 2009, pp. 88-89 for related examples
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