Edmund Hermann Georg KÖRNER (1875-1940) - Darmstadt - Germany
Armchair in exotic and blackened wood; the only known example to date.
The seat simulating a curule; the lateral parts carved with gadroons finished by scrolls.
The front legs are conical, the bases and capitals swollen with motifs of rows of half-spheres in bands.
Upholstery (horsehair and springs) and tapestry (fabric from Lelièvre) not original.
Height 81 cm - Width 104 cm - Depth 64 cm
- Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, year 1913 - In a report on the Herzberg villa, an identical armchair appears in the music room reproduced on pages 422 and 425.
- Moderne Bauformen, February 1914 - Identical model reproduced on page 22 in an article dedicated to the Herzberg villa in Essen entirely realized and furnished by Edmund Körner.
45 000 €