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Set of Four Josef Hoffmann Cabaret Fledermaus Chairs

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Item Description

Designed in 1906 by Josef Hoffmann for the Wiener Werkstatte and featured in the J. & J. Kohn catalogues as model no. 728, Hoffmann chose this design for the seating in Vienna’s Cabaret Fledermaus that opened in October 1907. For the time the design was a bold and radical departure from the gilded tradition of European nightclubs and instantly gained popularity. This matching set of 4 chairs with camel leather seats and backs was manufactured by Alivar in 1992. Marked under the seat.

Additional Information

Materials

Leather, Beech

Condition

Good See Condition Descriptions

Measurements

H 28.75 in. x W 15.75 in. x D 17.72 in. H 73 cm x W 40 cm x D 45 cm

Creation Date

1992