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"Sitzmaschine" reclining armchair, model no. 670


Josef Hoffmann ; Jacob & Josef Kohn


c. 1905

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G378
'Sitzmaschine' reclining armchair, model no. 670, Josef Hoffmann      ;    Jacob & Josef Kohn
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Stained and laminated beechwood, brass, original cushions
Size: 43 x 32 1/8 x 25 1/4in. (109.2 x 81.6 x 64.1cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Austria
Culture: Europe, Austria
Style: 20th century, Wiener Werkstätte
Physical Description: Red seat cushion with yellow squares, five wooden balls on the back of each curved arm; two vertical rows of open squares on seat back; five open vertical rectangles and five open squares beneath each arm
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
Accession Number: 98.276.243
Artist: Josef Hoffmann, Austrian (born Czechoslovakia), 1870-1956
Role: Designer
Nationality: Austrian
Life Dates: Austrian (born Czechoslovakia), 1870-1956

Artist: Jacob & Josef Kohn, Vienna, Austria, 1869-1932
Role: Maker
Life Dates: Vienna, Austria, 1869-1932
Added to Site: February 28, 2009