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JOSEF HOFFMANN (Attr.) (1870 - 1956); J. & J. KOHN

Vitrine, Austria, ca. 1906; Beechwood, marble, brass, leaded glass; Manufacturer label; 86 1/4" x 55 1/2" x 23"; Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, "20th Century Decorative Works of Art," November 26, 1993, lot 199; Private collection, New York; Literature: Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946, exh. cat., American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, p. 102, fig. 4-13 for an image of the vitrine in the showroom of Jacob and Josef Kohn

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

Condition Report

Older refinish with scuffs, scratches, stains, and uneven wear throughout. Some veneer cracks and chips mostly to top corners. Original marble top has a repaired break, approx 14" x 5 1/2", and 1/4" x 1 1/4" chip to front edge (difficult to see when installed). Fair to good vintage condition.