Some time ago I mentioned this Rocking Lounger that was auctioned at Wright. They attributed it to Thonet. Rather is is a J&J Kohn Lounger as the following 2 excerpts from a 1904 Catalog of both firms clearly demonstrate:
Many thanks to the Chairblog Reader, a real Thonet aficionado based here in Europe, who kindly has sent me the 2 excerpts.
He owns an original himself, you see:
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Hello! Is it possible to get in contact with “a real Thonet aficionado based here in Europe”. I would like to buy Thonet 7500 or Thonet Schlafsofa nr.2 and need reliable info. Many thanks!
I’ll relay your request with the one;-)