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Side Chair: Model #48/L4

Designer:
Jacob and Josef Kohn (Austrian, Vienna and New York)
Manufacturer:
Gebrüder Thonet GmbH
Date:
designed ca.1904, manufactured ca. 1917
Medium:
Bentwood
Dimensions:
H. 34-1/4, W. 16-1/2, D. 17 in. (87.0 x 41.9 x 43.2 cm.)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1917
Accession Number:
1978.300.2
Not on view
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1917–41, original furnishing of the Museum's Restaurant and Tearoom; transferred in 1978 to the Department of Twentieth Century Art, MMA)

Georges Candilis et al. Bugholzmöbel / Meubles en bois courbé / Bent Wood Furniture. Stuttgart, 1980, p. 26, illlustrates similar chair with different leg brace as no. 48 in a Kohn 1904 catalogue.

Giovanna Massobrio and Paolo Portoghesi. Casa Thonet: Storia dei mobili in legno curvo. Bari, 1980, unpaginated, illustrates similar chair with different leg brace as no. 48 in Kohn 1906 catalogue.



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