29 March 2007
JOSEF MARIA OLBRICH (1867-1908)
A Carved Mahogany and Maple Mantel Clock, circa 1899
originally designed for the apartment of Dr. Friedrich Spitzer, Vienna, 1899
19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high, 13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) deep
Private collection, Munich.
Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, 11 December 2002, lot 109.
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Exhibition catalogue, Joseph M. Olbrich 1867-1908, Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, 1983, p. 326, cat. no. 369.
Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, Joseph M. Olbrich 1867-1908, 1983.
cf. A. Duncan, Modernism: Modernist Design, 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1998, p. 110 for the model in the Norwest Collection, MN.
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