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Riemerschmid Richard

LIBRARY BOOKCASE

Cabinets
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About the artist 1868 – Munich – 1957
Designed by Richard Riemerschmid, Munich, 1898/99
Executed by Kohlbecker & Sohn
Marked Möbelfabrik B. Kohlbecker & Sohn, München
Material Maple wood and veneer, stained and waxed, brass fittings, restored
Dimensions H 226 cm, W 336 cm and 117 cm, depth of shelves 28 cm, cabinet element: H 84 cm, W 127 cm, D 69 cm (outside), H 79.5 cm, W 114 cm, D 62 cm (inside)
Provenance Richard Riemerschmid's residence in Munich
Literature Wohnung und Hausrat, Munich, 1908, p. 41; W. Nerdinger (Ed.), Munich, 1982; Richard Riemerschmid, Vom Jugendstil zum Werkbund, pp. 138 ff; Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, vol. XXVIII, p. 336

Richard Riemerschmid designed this library bookcase for his home in Munich Pasing. The basic concept of integrated columns can be found in numerous early Riemerschmid designs, such as longcase clocks, sideboards, shop furniture, other library bookcases. In the course of time, the corner element on the right and the adjoining shelf element were lost.


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