View 1 of Lot 340. Side Chair, Model No. 322.
View 1 of Lot 340. Side Chair, Model No. 322.
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Josef Hoffmann

Side Chair, Model No. 322

Estimate:

25,000 - 35,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection

Josef Hoffmann

Josef Hoffmann

Side Chair, Model No. 322

Side Chair, Model No. 322

Estimate:

25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot sold:

25,200

USD

Property from a Private Collection

Josef Hoffmann

Side Chair, Model No. 322


circa 1904

designed for the Dining Room of the Sanatorium of Purkersdorf, Austria

produced by J. & J. Kohn, Vienna

laminated and bent beechwood, vinyl upholstery

with remnants of the producer's paper label 

38 7/8 x 17 1/2 x 17 in. (98.4 x 44.4 x 43.3 cm)

Gunter Breckner, Josef Hoffmann: Sanatorium Purkersdorf, Vienna, 1970, pp. 67, 117, 148 and 152
Josef Hoffmann: Architect and Designer, 1870-1956, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, 1981, pp. 19 and 22
Daniele Baroni and Antonia D'Auria, Josef Hoffmann e la Wiener Werstätte, Milan, 1981, pp. 59 and 99
Eduard F. Sekler, Josef Hoffmann, Vienna, 1982, p. 286
Werner J. Schweiger, Wiener Werkstätte: Design in Vienna, New York, 1984, pp. 49 and 153
Josef Hoffmann, 1870-1956: Ornament zwischen Hoffnung un Verbrechen
, Vienna, 1987, p. 55
Derek Ostergaard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946, New York, 1987, p. 104
Christian Brandstätter, Design Der Wiener Werkstätte, 1903-1932, Vienna, 2003, pp. 122-124
Wendy Kaplan, The Arts & Crafts Movement in Europe & America: Design for the Modern World, New York, 2004, p. 131

An example of the model is in the collection of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, inventory. no. H 2189-1. The model is referenced in the museum archives of the Wiener Werkstätte, inventory no. WWF 102-87-1, which include a period photograph of the model in situ in the dining room of the Purkersdorf Sanatorium.