Another rare early 20ieth century armchair: One by Hans Vollmer. Hans Vollmer was a pupil of Josef Hoffmann at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna in 1898/9
Very rare armchair, ca. 1901
Oak, leather, brass. 27 5/8 in. (70.2 cm.) high Possibly executed by Prag-Rudniker Korbwarenfabrik, Austria.
Pillips de Pury refers by way of provenance to an auction of Christie’s on 29 October 1997 in London, King Street, where this chair fetched $4,615, just before the big increase of auction results for early 20ieth century furniture. Again interesting to see the result of this chair….