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A desk, Adolf Loos, for the apartment of Michael Leiss


, Vienna, 1903, manufactured by F. O. Schmidt, solid mahogany and mahogany veneer, brass, glass top, height 77.5 cm, width 160 cm, depth 85 cm. (DRAX)

Original condition. A free-standing piece. Loos also used this model for the studies of Dr. Hugo Haberfeld and Gustav Turnovsky in 1902, as well as for the apartment of Dr. Josef and Stephanie Vogl in Plzeň in 1929.

Provenance:
apartment of Michael and Karoline Leiss, 1130 Vienna, No. 16 Reichgasse (today No. 16 Beckgasse); bequeathed to Gustav Wassmann, Vienna, in 1971; from 1973 on owned by the latter’s daughter and sold in 1989; private ownership, Vienna

Lit.:
B. Rukschcio, R. Schachel, Adolf Loos. Leben und Werk, Salzburg 1982, p. 432, no. 23; B. Rukschcio, Studie zu Entwürfen, Projekten und ausgeführten Bauten von Adolf Loos, Vienna 1973, W.V.W. 24.03; E. B. Ottillinger, Adolf Loos. Wohnkonzepte und Möbelentwürfe, Salzburg/Vienna 1994, fig. 52, fig. 132 (study of Gustav Turnovsky), fig. 200 (sitting room of Dr. Josef and Stephanie Vogl), fig. 216 (study of Dr. Hugo Haberfeld), figs. 53–57 (compare the brass handle in the boudoir of the Turnovsky apartment).

In 1903 Michael Leiss had his apartment in Reichgasse decorated by Adolf Loos, who according to surviving correspondence was a friend of his. In 1904, it was obviously Leiss who informed Lina Loos of her husband’s decision to separate. When Leiss died in 1953, the furnishings remained in the possession of his widow Karoline, who bequeathed them to Gustav Weissmann after her death in 1971. The latter gave them to his daughter as a wedding present in 1973. Only parts of the furnishings, which in Loos literature were considered lost, have survived.

27.03.2019 - 17:00

Odhadní cena:
EUR 90.000,- do EUR 120.000,-

A desk, Adolf Loos, for the apartment of Michael Leiss


, Vienna, 1903, manufactured by F. O. Schmidt, solid mahogany and mahogany veneer, brass, glass top, height 77.5 cm, width 160 cm, depth 85 cm. (DRAX)

Original condition. A free-standing piece. Loos also used this model for the studies of Dr. Hugo Haberfeld and Gustav Turnovsky in 1902, as well as for the apartment of Dr. Josef and Stephanie Vogl in Plzeň in 1929.

Provenance:
apartment of Michael and Karoline Leiss, 1130 Vienna, No. 16 Reichgasse (today No. 16 Beckgasse); bequeathed to Gustav Wassmann, Vienna, in 1971; from 1973 on owned by the latter’s daughter and sold in 1989; private ownership, Vienna

Lit.:
B. Rukschcio, R. Schachel, Adolf Loos. Leben und Werk, Salzburg 1982, p. 432, no. 23; B. Rukschcio, Studie zu Entwürfen, Projekten und ausgeführten Bauten von Adolf Loos, Vienna 1973, W.V.W. 24.03; E. B. Ottillinger, Adolf Loos. Wohnkonzepte und Möbelentwürfe, Salzburg/Vienna 1994, fig. 52, fig. 132 (study of Gustav Turnovsky), fig. 200 (sitting room of Dr. Josef and Stephanie Vogl), fig. 216 (study of Dr. Hugo Haberfeld), figs. 53–57 (compare the brass handle in the boudoir of the Turnovsky apartment).

In 1903 Michael Leiss had his apartment in Reichgasse decorated by Adolf Loos, who according to surviving correspondence was a friend of his. In 1904, it was obviously Leiss who informed Lina Loos of her husband’s decision to separate. When Leiss died in 1953, the furnishings remained in the possession of his widow Karoline, who bequeathed them to Gustav Weissmann after her death in 1971. The latter gave them to his daughter as a wedding present in 1973. Only parts of the furnishings, which in Loos literature were considered lost, have survived.


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