ROCKING CHAIR, Thonet, beech, Austria, Vienna, early XX century

Rocking chair.

Austria, Vienna, early XX century

Bent beech wood.

Ref. Thonet Austria / Wien.

Dim. 86 x 58 x 84 cm.

Condition, visible signs of use.

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2 500 zł tax incl.

A very similar model can be found in the company's catalog from 1906, under the number 7487. A typical Thonet smooth line of furniture provided by bending the wood. The backrest refers to the dovetail motif, and is additionally tied at the top. The handrail turns into a support, which in turn turns into the front leg. The side rails of the backrest pass into the rear legs. Seat and backrest upholstered.

Thonet, Gebruder Thonet - a company founded by a carpenter Michael Thonet, whose origins date back to the 1830s. Most associated with bent beech wood furniture, including the chair No. 14 manufactured in 1859.