Set of 8 Classic Bentwood Cafe Chairs by Mundus and J. & J. Kohn
Set of eight classic bentwood cafe chairs by Mundus and J. & J. Kohn in the Vienna Secessionist style, after Thonet, circa 1920s. Having a beechwood frame and embossed/pressed seat featuring lillies and cattails, this wonderful set is raised on swept legs with a ring stretcher that flows into the triple stick back. These sturdy chairs are in beautiful original condition and ready for everyday use. They will make a great addition to any home or commercial location. Each chair is stamped.
Jacob Kohn (1791-1868) and his son Josef Kohn (1818-1884) of Vienna (Wien) Austria founded a company (known as J. & J. Kohn) that made wooden parts for buildings in 1849. Around 1867, the company began making furniture and started factories in many cities. In 1914 the company merged with Mundus, a holding company in Vienna, and became Kohn-Mundus. Kohn-Mundus merged with Thonet in 1922. Internationally acclaimed furniture makers, works by Jacob and Josef Kohn can be found today in the Musuem of Modern Art and Disseny Hub Barcelona.
back h - 34.25"; seat h - 18.75"
w - 16"
d - 16"
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