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Carl Auböck Jug and Six Glasses
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Vintage set of one jug and six small glasses by Carl Auböck II, Vienna, circa 1950. Every piece of the set is made of handblown glass; every small glass has a 2,5 cm wide stripe of...
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Modern Glass

Materials

Brass

  • Carl Auböck Jug and Six Glasses
  • Carl Auböck Jug and Six Glasses
  • Carl Auböck Jug and Six Glasses
  • Carl Auböck Jug and Six Glasses
H 5.71 in. Dm 4.53 in.
Carl Aubock Triangular Walnut Cutting Board with Wickerwork Handle Knife, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful triangular cutting board and knife, designed and executed in the 1950s by Carl Aubock. Made of walnut and leather. The knife is manufactured by Amboss Austria and fully m...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Platters and Serveware

Materials

Steel

Carl Auböck Magazine Rack No. 4102, Patinated Brass Leather, 1950
By Carl Auböck
Located in Graz, AT
A gorgeous and large magazine or newspaper tray made of patined brass and black leather designed by Carl Auböck, manufactured by Carl Auböck workshop, Vienna, Austria, in midcentury ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Paperweight Set as Used by Walter Gropius
By Carl Auböck
Located in Berlin, DE
A Classic set of four beautiful pressed papiers designed by Carl Auböck and produced by the Carl Auböck Werkstätte. The set consists of a stone in leather, an egg, foot and hand. Sam...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Paperweights

Materials

Stone, Brass

Carl Auböck Cognac Leather Pitcher
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Great glass pitcher with a natural cognac leather handle and cover.
Category

Vintage 1960s Austrian Modern Crystal Serveware

Materials

Leather

Carl Auböck Cognac Leather Bottle Stopper
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Leather and nickel-plated brass bottle stopper from the Viennese workshop of Carl Auböck. Great condition, the cork replaced at some point with a bottle cork.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Barware

Materials

Brass

  • Carl Auböck Cognac Leather Bottle Stopper
  • Carl Auböck Cognac Leather Bottle Stopper
  • Carl Auböck Cognac Leather Bottle Stopper
  • Carl Auböck Cognac Leather Bottle Stopper
H 1.58 in. W 2.76 in. D 2.37 in.
Carl Auböck Black Leather Cork Stopper
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Great leather bottle stopper with the original leather string.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Modern Barware

Materials

Leather

Carl Auböck Paperknife with Leather Handle
By Carl Auböck
Located in Berlin, DE
Paperknife with brown leather handle by Carl Auböck.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Letter Openers

Materials

Brass

  • Carl Auböck Paperknife with Leather Handle
  • Carl Auböck Paperknife with Leather Handle
  • Carl Auböck Paperknife with Leather Handle
  • Carl Auböck Paperknife with Leather Handle
H 0.79 in. W 9.85 in. D 1.03 in.
Carl Auböck Nutcracker with Leather Handles, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Wien, AT
Carl Auböck nutcracker with leather handles, 1950s. Original condition.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Brass

Leather and Brass Magazine Rack by Carl Auböck for Auböck Werkstätte Vienna 50s
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in Amstenrade, NL
Leather and brass magazine rack by Carl Auböck for Auböck Werkstätte Vienna 50s. Beautiful patinated brass frame with new saddle leather.   
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Magazine Rack, Leather Nickel, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Graz, AT
A gorgeous and large magazine or newspaper tray made of nickeled brass and moos or dark green leather designed by Carl Auböck in midcentury in 1950s. Very good condition with nice p...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Nickel, Brass

  • Carl Auböck Magazine Rack, Leather Nickel, 1950s
  • Carl Auböck Magazine Rack, Leather Nickel, 1950s
  • Carl Auböck Magazine Rack, Leather Nickel, 1950s
  • Carl Auböck Magazine Rack, Leather Nickel, 1950s
H 17.72 in. W 24.81 in. D 11.42 in.
Leather Wrapped Carl Auböck Fish Shaped Bottle Opener
By Carl Auböck
Located in San Diego, CA
Carl Auböck Neptune stainless steel fish bottle opener in brown leather. Designed in 1955 and hand-crafted in Austria.
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Stainless Steel

Carl Auböck Bottle Stopper, Horn, Leather, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Wien, AT
Carl Auböck bottle stopper, Horn, Leather, Austria, 1950s Original condition Price is for both together.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Horn, Leather

Vintage Pair of Carl Auböck Bronze and Leather Bookends
By Carl Auböck
Located in Hudson, NY
Nice vintage pair of solid bronze biomorphic bookends with hand-stitched leather sleeves. Stamped "Aubock Bronze" to each example.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Bookends

Materials

Bronze

Carl Auböck Woven Leather & Matt Nickelplated Brass Pipe Rest
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Sculptural pipe rest in matt nickelplated brass and cognac woven leather. Lovely Auböck pieces in completely original condition.
Category

20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories

Materials

Brass

Signed Carl Auböck Brass and Leather Nutcracker, Austria 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in New York, NY
Another beautiful utilitarian object designed by architect and designer Carl Auböck.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Brass

Carl Aubock, Letter Opener, Leather and Brass, Austria, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Stockholm, SE
Letter opener by Carl Auböck. Made in brass with leather handle, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Letter Openers

Materials

Brass

Austrian Midcentury Brass and Leather Table Bell by Carl Auböck
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Austrian midcentury brass and leather bell by Designer and Architect Carl Auböck. The leather has been renewed.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Sculptural Horn Letter Opener with Leather Strap
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
A vintage horn letter opener, model #4727, designed and made by Carl Auböck II, Vienna, in the 1950s. The biomorphic shape of the horn reveals the piece as Modernist design of the mi...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Horn, Leather

Carl Auböck Cork Bottle Stopper, Horn, Leather, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful Austrian modernist bottle stopper, made of cow horn, brass and original leather, string designed and executed in the 1950s by Carl Auböck, Vienna. In very good condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Newspaper Tray
By Carl Auböck
Located in Berlin, DE
Classic Carl Auböck newspaper tray in a polished brass and taint leather. Outstanding piece! #3808.
Category

2010s Austrian Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

  • Carl Auböck Newspaper Tray
  • Carl Auböck Newspaper Tray
  • Carl Auböck Newspaper Tray
  • Carl Auböck Newspaper Tray
H 19.3 in. W 10.63 in. D 5.91 in.
Carl Auböck II Vintage Brass Leather Letter Opener, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck II vintage brass leather letter opener, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Letter Openers

Materials

Brass

Vintage 1950s Brass Ostrich Leather Coin Tray by Carl Auböck
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
A vintage 1950s brass ashtray and Ostrich leather coin tray designed and made by Carl Auböck II in Vienna, Austria. The petite dish is cylindrical in shape. The leather clad base mak...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Model #3808 Brown Leather and Brass Magazine Rack
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Glendale, CA
Carl Auböck model #3642 brown leather and brass table designed in the 1950s, this incredibly refined and sculptural magazine rack is executed in beautifully grained brown cowhide lea...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks...

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck III Attributed Patinated Leather Arm Lounge Chairs, Austria, 1960s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck III. attributed patinated leather arm lounge chairs, Austria, 1960s.
Category

Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Club Chairs

Materials

Metal, Steel

Midcentury Carl Auböck Brown Tan Leather Wastepaper Basket, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful cylindric Mid-Century Modern wastepaper basket from the 1950s, designed an executed by Carl Auböck, Vienna. Made of cognac brown leather. The basket is showing signs of a...
Category

20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Bowls and Baskets

Materials

Leather

Carl Auböck Bottle Stopper, Walnut, Brass, Leather, Cork, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful Austrian modernist bottle stopper, made of walnut and brass and the original leather string, designed and executed in the 1950s by Carl Auböck, Vienna. In very good condi...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Brass

Pitcher Waterjug Brass Leather Glass Original Werkstätte Carl Auböck Vienna 1950
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Pitcher or waterjug brass leather glass Werkstätte Carl Auböck Vienna 1950s. A rare and precious object in stunning original condition able to become a jewel for every collection. Ma...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Glass

Materials

Brass

Carl Aubock Brass Letter Opener with Leather Handle, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful brass letter opener with leather handle, designed an executed in the 1950s by Carl Aubock, Vienna. Marked item in good condition with nice patina.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Letter Openers

Materials

Brass

Carl Aubock Modernist Walnut Leather Candlestick Candle Holder, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A rare midcentury candleholder from the 1950s by Carl Auböck. It is completely handmade and has a cylindrical top, made of walnut with a brass interior on leather covered stem and a ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

Materials

Metal, Brass, Iron

Carl Auböck II, Vintage Bottle Opener Neptune #2, Cognac Leather, Austria, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful fish-shaped modernist bottle opener from the 1950s Neptune #1, made of stainless steel, covered with cognac leather. Designed by Carl Auböck. Executed by Amboss Austria. ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Stainless Steel

Carl Auböck Brass and Leather Magazine Rack
By Illums Bolighus, Carl Auböck
Located in Chicago, IL
Carl Auböck brass and leather magazine rack, patined cognac leather and brass, model 3808 Note; strong patina and wear with several tears on edges and underside, consistent with age...
Category

20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

  • Carl Auböck Brass and Leather Magazine Rack
  • Carl Auböck Brass and Leather Magazine Rack
  • Carl Auböck Brass and Leather Magazine Rack
  • Carl Auböck Brass and Leather Magazine Rack
H 20 in. W 10.75 in. D 6.75 in.
Carl Auböck II Early 1940s Cast Pewter Bell with Leather Handle
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
An early 1940s bell designed and made by Carl Auböck II. The body of the bell is cast pewter whilst the handle is made from leather. In excellent, completely original, condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Pewter

Beautiful Carl Aubock Mid-Century Brass and Leather Nutcracker, Austria, 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A very charming Viennese brass nutcracker designed and executed by Carl Aubock in the 1950s. In good condition with charming patina. Marked.
Category

20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Tableware

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck II, Vintage Signed Brass Leather Letter Opener, Austria, 1930s
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck II. Vintage signed brass leather letter opener, Austria, 1930s.
Category

Vintage 1930s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Letter Openers

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Magnifying Glass with Leather Cover, Model 4998, Austria, 1959
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in Wien, AT
Carl Auböck Magnifying glass and bookmark, model 4998 Austria, 1959 Horn, glass, leather Original condition.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Horn, Leather, Glass

Carl Auböck Ice Bowl and Pincer by Carl Auböck Workshop in Austria
By Carl Auböck
Located in Malmo, SE
Rare ice bowl and pincer designed by Carl Auböck. Produced by Carl Auböck workshop in Austria.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Copper

Large Austrian Midcentury Leather and Brass Magazine Rack by Carl Auböck
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Iconic large Austrian mid-century newspaper or magazine rack designed by Carl Auböck II from early 1950s and manufactured by Auböck Werkstätte in Vienna. It's made of solid brass an...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Midcentury Black Leather Glass Pitcher, Excellent "As New" Condition
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
An elegant martini glass pitcher with black leather handle in excellent condition. We think, it is unused.      
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Leather, Glass

Carl Auböck Nickel-Plated Brass Leather Letter Opener, Paper Knive, 1950s
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful and solid nickel-plated brass letter opener or paper knife with black leather handle from the 1950s, designed an executed by Carl Auböck, Vienna / Austria. Marked item in...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Letter Openers

Materials

Brass, Nickel

Carl Auböck II Vintage Magazine Stand, Black Patinated Leather, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck II vintage magazine stand, black patinated leather, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Auböck White Wine Bottle Holder, Midcentury, Brass and Leather, 1950s, Austria
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Minimalistic Auböck white or rosé wine bottle holder in solid brass with leather handle, made by Werkstätten Carl Auböck in 1950s. This pourer was designed to hold the bottle of wine...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Brass & Cognac Leather Magazine Rack, Signed, # 4019, 1950, Austria
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Timeless Mid-Century Modern newspaper/magazine stand no. 4019 designed by Carl Auböck II from early 1950s, signed and manufactured by Auböck Werkstätte in Vienna. It's made of solid ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Dinner Bell Signed by Auböck
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Wien, AT
Dinner bell signed by Auböck Original condition.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Brass

  • Dinner Bell Signed by Auböck
  • Dinner Bell Signed by Auböck
  • Dinner Bell Signed by Auböck
  • Dinner Bell Signed by Auböck
H 3.55 in. Dm 5.52 in.
Mid-Century Modern Vintage Leather Brass Magazine Rack Carl Auböck, 1950s Vienna
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A Mid-Century Modern vintage leather brass magazine rack, which was designed by Carl Auböck, 1950s. The magazine rack consists of a brass frame and a light high quality leather bag ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck Fish Mid-Century Leather Bottle Opener by Amboss, Austria, 1960s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
A beautiful fish-shaped modernist bottle opener from the 1960s, made of stainless steel, covered with brown tan leather. Designed by Carl Auböck. In very good condition with nice pat...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rare Vintage Pair of Brass Hanger Leather Covered by Carl Auböck, 1950
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Hand stitched leather covers heavy brass hanger, designed by Carl Auböck in 1950s. Rarely seen piece. But not signed with a stamp. Model number: 3664; Very good vintage condition. ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Coat Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Rare Vintage Pair of Brass Hanger Leather Covered by Carl Auböck, 1950
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Handstitched leather covers heavy brass hanger, designed by Carl Auböck in 1950s. Rarely seen piece. But not signed with a stamp. Model number: 3664, very good vintage condition. L...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Coat Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

1950s Brass and Black Leather Magazine Holder Model by Carl Auböck, Austria
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Magazine rack Design: Carl Auböck, 1950s Producer: Auböck Workshop Vienna, Austria Origin: Austria Age: 1950s Original 19...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck II, Safari Chair Model 4979, Patinated Cognac Leather, Austria 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck II. Safari chair model 4979, patinated cognac leather, Austria, 1950s. A single vintage safari chair from Carl Auböck II, made in the 1950s. The leather is patinated and ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Carl Auböck The Most Elegant Brush
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Large brush made in solid Walnut , natural bristles and original cognac leather strap.
Category

20th Century Austrian Modern More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Rare Carl Aubock Mid-Century Table Lamp, Desk Lamp, Brass, Leather, Austria
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
We are proud to offer this very rare and beautiful table or desk lamp from the 1950s. Designed and executed by Carl Aubock, Austria. This lamp is made of brass and has a leather-cove...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Early Pipe Rests by Carl Auböck
By Carl Auböck
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Leather wrapped and cast aluminium pipe rests by Carl Auböck. Made in Austria, circa 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian More Desk Accessories

Materials

Aluminum

  • Early Pipe Rests by Carl Auböck
  • Early Pipe Rests by Carl Auböck
  • Early Pipe Rests by Carl Auböck
  • Early Pipe Rests by Carl Auböck
H 2 in. W 2.25 in. D 3.5 in.
Carl Auböck Shoe Horn, Austria 1960s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck shoe horn, Austria 1960s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Coat Racks and Stands

Materials

Chrome

  • Carl Auböck Shoe Horn, Austria 1960s
  • Carl Auböck Shoe Horn, Austria 1960s
  • Carl Auböck Shoe Horn, Austria 1960s
  • Carl Auböck Shoe Horn, Austria 1960s
H 11.82 in. W 1.97 in. D 1.19 in.
Carl AuböCk Large Wooden Board / Tray
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
Very large carving board made by the Auböck werkstätte in Vienna in the 1950s. Walnut and leather, all in great condition.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Modern Platters and Serveware

Materials

Leather, Walnut

  • Carl AuböCk Large Wooden Board / Tray
  • Carl AuböCk Large Wooden Board / Tray
  • Carl AuböCk Large Wooden Board / Tray
  • Carl AuböCk Large Wooden Board / Tray
H 0.99 in. W 24.02 in. D 11.03 in.
Carl Auböck II Mouth Blown Glass Pitcher with Leather Sleeve and Brass Handle
By Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
A mouth blown glass pitcher with leather sleeve and brass handle (Model no 3749) by Carl Auböck II, Vienna, 1950. The brass handle is tightly stitched into the leather sleeve which a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern More Dining and Entertaining

Materials

Leather, Blown Glass

Carl Aubock Cutting Board and Knife
By Carl Auböck
Located in New York, NY
Rare Carl Aubock cutting board and knife set. (Model 182/4109). All original detailing and finishes, Turkish walnuts carved slab, stainless steel knife, rattan wrapped handle, leathe...
Category

Vintage 1960s Austrian Platters and Serveware

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Carl Aubock Cutting Board and Knife
  • Carl Aubock Cutting Board and Knife
  • Carl Aubock Cutting Board and Knife
  • Carl Aubock Cutting Board and Knife
H 1.5 in. W 12 in. D 11 in.
Carl Auböck II Sculpted Vases Set of Two Red Leather Wrapped, Austria 1950s
By Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck II Sculpted Vases Set of Two Red Leather Wrapped, Austria 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Leather, Glass

Carl Auböck II Leather Jug and 6 Hand Blown Glasses Pitcher Set, Austria, 1950s
By Werkstätte Carl Auböck, Carl Auböck
Located in Vienna, AT
Carl Auböck II leather jug and 6 hand blown glasses pitcher set, Austria, 1950s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Barware

Materials

Leather, Blown Glass

Carl Auböck Pitcher with Brass Handle
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
A glass pitcher with leather sleeve and brass handle by Carl Auböck II, Vienna, 1950s. The leather sleeve settles in the bottom half of the glass and is of a deep dark brown colour....
Category

Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Pitchers

Materials

Brass

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Aubock Leather For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal piece of aubock leather for your home. Frequently made of animal skin, leather and metal, every item from our selection of aubock leather was constructed with great care. There are 388 variations of the antique or vintage choice in our collection of aubock leather you’re looking for, while we also have 10 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without an object in our assortment of aubock leather — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An option in this array of aubock leather is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made piece of aubock leather over the years, but those crafted by Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck and Illums Bolighus are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Aubock Leather?

Prices for a piece of aubock leather start at $57 and top out at $18,000 with the average selling for $1,210.

carl-aubock Biography and Important Works

The Viennese artist and designer Carl Auböck is one of the quirkiest and most delightful and collectible of modern designers. A rather odd duck in the world of decorative arts, he was a peculiar talent whose specialties included smaller accessory furnishings and tabletop pieces such as corkscrews, paperweights, letter openers, book ends and bottle stoppers. He rendered these pieces in a combination of metal — most often brass — and such elemental materials as leather, knobby wood and animal horn, creating forms that could be almost surreal, from hands and feet to keys, birds and amoebae.

As a boy, Auböck was precocious and artistic. He studied drawing and at the same time trained in the workshop of his father, a popular maker of traditional bronze figurines and collectibles. In 1919, he went to Germany to study at the Bauhaus, where he was a pupil of the progressive artist and theorist Johannes Ittens. While the Bauhaus is most associated with the rigidly ordered, functionalist architecture of its directors Walter Gropius and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the school was in reality a liberal, spirited place — a crucible for imaginative, playful and avant-garde art and design. It was this spirit that imbued Auböck’s work from the time he left in 1921 to return to work with his father in Vienna, and that was passed on to his descendants, who run the atelier that is still in operation today.

Vintage Auböck designs have a special character, a patina that only emphasizes how much the pieces have been loved and used. His small furniture items — leather- or caned-sling magazine racks; free-edge wooden side tables with tubular bronze legs; wicker serving trolleys with turned beechwood wheels — are elegant and purposeful. His bijoux desktop objects, library tools, ashtrays and barware pieces evince a kind of mirthful practicality. They seem to ask: “If you need a corkscrew, or a paperweight, or a candlestick, why not make it fun as well as functional?” And indeed, why not?

carl-aubock Biography and Important Works

Carl Auböck's furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our collection of Carl Auböck furniture, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. We have 328 vintage editions of these items in-stock, while there are also 107 modern editions to choose from. Many original furniture by Carl Auböck were created in the Mid-Century Modern style in Europe during the 19th century. The prices for Carl Auböck furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $136 and tops out at $20,000, while pieces like these can sell for $922 on average.