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Pair of Armchairs Karl Wittmann Independence, Yellow Leather, Austria, 1970s

US$12,000

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A pair of armchairs named 'Independence' designed by Karl Wittmann and manufactured by Wittmann Möbelwerkstätten, Austria, in midcentury, circa 1970. These are very rare pieces, especially in yellow. The leather has great patina. A pair of matching sofa is also available (see last images). The company Wittmann was founded as saddlery by Franz Wittmann in 1896. Wittmann worked close together with the Austrian architects Prof. Johannes Spalt and Friedrich Kurrent. Johannes Spalt designed the well known sofa 'Constanze' (engl. Constance). In 1970s Wittmann acquired the rights for the production of furniture designed by Josef Hoffmann. Some of them are the models Fledermaus, Purkersdorf, Haus Koller, Armlöffel, and the famous Kubus.

Details

  • Creator
    Karl Wittmann (Designer),Wittmann (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.35 in. (72 cm)Width: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Depth: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Seat Height: 15.75 in. (40 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. Very good condition with great patina on leather.
  • Seller Location
    Graz, AT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1082417696661

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    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Graz, Austria
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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Located in Graz, Austria

Always on the lookout for beautiful, rare and high-quality 20th-century design, HPS DESIGN INTERIOR offers furnishings made in the 1950s to 1970s in Austria, Italy, Germany and Scandinavian, as well as selected Jugendstil, Art Nouveau and Art Deco pieces from the 1900s and Bauhaus items from the 1930s. Its inventory is predominately li...

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