6- Ernst W. Beranek dining chairs by Thonet 1980s
6 Black Ebonized dining chairs. References some great design minds of the 19th and 20th Centuries: Michael Thonet, Josef Hoffman and Otto Wagner, It was designed by Ernst W Beranek in Germany in the 1980s as an homage to the work of Michael Thonet – note the special gold stamp reading ‘Michael Thonet 1796-1871’. There are many stylistic influences . all which come together in one powerful and grand design. You can see a hint of Josef Hoffman in the perforated back and seat, Similarly, the metal-capped feet are a nod to Otto Wagner. It’s like a miniature lesson in design history! Signed Thonet 1987 . Good condition .
Height 106 cm Width 46 cm Depth 51 cm Seating height 47 cm