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Hoffmann Josef

NESTING TABLES WITH SQUARE LATTICEWORK

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Designed by Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, around 1906
Executed by J. & J. Kohn, model no. 988
Material Bent beech and plywood, dyed to rosewood, professionally repolished, very good condition
Dimensions H 75 cm, W 55/60 cm, D 42.5 cm
Literature J. & J. Kohn sales cat., 1916, p. 79; Das Interieur, vol. IX, 1908, p. 28; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, pp. 180 f

Josef Hoffmann designed these nesting tables around 1906. The best known variant has rods on the sides. The much rarer variant boasts plywood latticework composed of three rows of squares on the sides of the largest table, thus establishing a direct design link to the “sitting machine”.


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