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No. 77374459

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Thonet - Michael Thonet - Chair - Snakeskin Piano Stool - Beech
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€ 240
11 weeks ago

Thonet - Michael Thonet - Chair - Snakeskin Piano Stool - Beech

Thonet “Snakeskin” Piano Stool Crafted during the turn of the 20th century, this exquisite piece represents the design prowess of the Thonet Brothers. Fashioned from meticulously bent beechwood and adorned with a deep black stain finish that exudes timeless sophistication, this furniture exemplifies the enduring legacy of Thonet's artistry. Notably, this piece features an innovative and adjustable height mechanism, thanks to the inclusion of a precision-engineered metal insert. This innovative addition not only showcases Thonet's commitment to both form and function but also allows for customization to suit various settings and preferences. An intriguing aspect of this furniture is the presence of distinct markings, both a stamped emblem and an affixed sticker, thoughtfully placed within the frame's interior. These marks provide valuable insights into its provenance and heritage, adding to its historical significance. Furthermore, this piece has undergone a meticulous restoration process, breathing new life into its classic design while preserving its authenticity. As a result, it stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of Thonet's craftsmanship.

No. 77374459

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Thonet - Michael Thonet - Chair - Snakeskin Piano Stool - Beech

Thonet - Michael Thonet - Chair - Snakeskin Piano Stool - Beech

Thonet “Snakeskin” Piano Stool
Crafted during the turn of the 20th century, this exquisite piece represents the design prowess of the Thonet Brothers. Fashioned from meticulously bent beechwood and adorned with a deep black stain finish that exudes timeless sophistication, this furniture exemplifies the enduring legacy of Thonet's artistry.
Notably, this piece features an innovative and adjustable height mechanism, thanks to the inclusion of a precision-engineered metal insert. This innovative addition not only showcases Thonet's commitment to both form and function but also allows for customization to suit various settings and preferences.
An intriguing aspect of this furniture is the presence of distinct markings, both a stamped emblem and an affixed sticker, thoughtfully placed within the frame's interior. These marks provide valuable insights into its provenance and heritage, adding to its historical significance.
Furthermore, this piece has undergone a meticulous restoration process, breathing new life into its classic design while preserving its authenticity. As a result, it stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of Thonet's craftsmanship.

Seller's Story

I'm delighted to introduce myself as a passionate connoisseur of Art Nouveau bentwood furniture, with a particular focus on pieces crafted by the renowned Jakob and Josef Kohn and the esteemed Thonet factory. With a deep appreciation for the intricate designs and craftsmanship of this era, I've dedicated myself to curating an exceptional collection of these timeless treasures. Each lot offered by us undergoes a meticulous inspection and restoration process to ensure that it not only retains its historical significance but also shines with the beauty and elegance it was originally intended to exude. As a seller committed to excellence, I take great pride in presenting you with the very best in Art Nouveau and Jugendstil bentwood furniture. Browse through our listings and explore the exquisite world of these iconic designs. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a newcomer to this captivating style, I invite you to discover and acquire these remarkable pieces of history. Your journey into the world of Art Nouveau and Jugendstil begins here, and I'm here to assist you every step of the way.
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