Josef Hoffmann ‘Fledermaus’ bench
Ref: LV 1518
A Fledermaus bentwood bench designed by
Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) for J & J Kohn
Upholstered in Nina Campbell for
Osborne & Little Collette fabric
Austrian circa 1910
Height: 29 ¾ in / 75.5 cm
Width: 50 in / 127 cm
Depth: 21 ½ in / 54.5 cm
The design of this bench epitomises the principles of the Wiener Werkstätte.
It was designed by Josef Hoffman in 1907 for the Cabaret Fledermaus in Vienna.