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Oswald Haerdtl

EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE SURTOUT DE TABLE

Arts and Crafts

consisting of 9 parts

About the artist OSWALD HAERDTL 1899 – Vienna – 1959
Designed by Oswald Haerdtl, Vienna, around 1935
Executed by Max Welz
Material carved wood, original gilding, mint condition, mirrored glass like new as the surtout de table has never been in use
Dimensions H 4.5 cm, W 74.5 cm; the round centrepiece (Ø 74.5 cm) is extendable with 7 parts, each of 59 cm length, step by step up to a maximum of approx. 488 cm
Provenance Rudi Minichbauer, Galerie Walfischgasse, Vienna, who bought it directly from the Welz company
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The surtout de table was designed by Oswald Haerdtl for the Austrian Embassy in Ankara planned by Clemens Holzmeister. It was produced by Max Welz but it was never delivered. We are in possession of a written confirmation by the Koch-Welz company that Max Welz executed the surtout and that Oswald Haerdtl was the designer.


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