18 December 2007
JOSEF HOFFMANN (1870-1956)
A Stained Beech and Brass Side Table, circa 1908
executed by J. & J. Kohn, with fabric covered top
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high, 26 3/8 in. (67 cm.) diameter
with J. & J. Kohn label
With Historical Design, New York.
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cf. Jacob & Josef Kohn, catalogue, 1916, p. 37.
G. Fahr-Becker, Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932, Köln, 1995, p. 104 for another table of this model.
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