Bentwood rocking chair
Ref: LV 1648
A beech bentwood rocking chair with
cane seat and back by D G Fischel & Söhne
Stamped 23 and 157 on the underneath
Czech circa 1910
Height: 34 ¾ in / 88 cm
Width: 19 ¾ in / 50 cm
Depth: 38 ½ in / 98 cm
In 1871 David Gabriel Fischel and his son, Alexander founded D G Fischel & Söhne. Alexander was an expert in the bentwood technique having worked for many years in the Thonet factory.
Rocking chair model no.23 appears in the 1910 Fischel catalogue and is based on Thonet model no.10, circa 1890.