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Moser Koloman

Secessionist showcase

Showcases
Print
About the artist 1868 – Vienna – 1918
Designed by Koloman Moser, Vienna, 1901
Executed by J. & J. Kohn, model nos. 1304, 3140, later model no. 600/4, from 1901 on
Material Bent beech and plywood, mahogany veneer, stained and polished, cut and facetted glass, brass fittings, 1 brass ball and one fitting replaced, 1 door restored around the locker, with glass top on lower cabinet, some retouches, surface slightly repolished, very good condition
Dimensions H 188 cm, W 65 cm, D 56/60 cm (with glass)
Literature Hohe Warte, II, 1905–06, p. 276; J. & J. Kohn Italian sales catalogue, 1906; R. Leopold (ed.), Koloman Moser 1868–1918, Vienna, 2007, p. 120, p. 122; D. E. Ostergard (ed.), Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850–1946, 1987, p. 110; G. Renzi, Il mobile moderno, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna, Jacob & Josef Kohn, Milan, 2008, pp. 62 f

This showcase was first presented as part of a drawing-room ensemble at the winter exhibition of the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry (MAK) in 1901. In the following year, it was shown in Turin and, in 1904, in Saint Louis.


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