a true statement piece with its incurved back and boldly-scrolled terminals above exuberant acanthus carving all raised on reeded turned legs of baluster form; excellent restored condition; newly upholstered in brown leather with saddle stitching
Eugene Schoen was known primarily as an art deco furniture designer who gained his inspiration after attending the 1925 Paris Exhibition. In 1901, he studied architecture with Otto Wagner and Josef Hoffman in Vienna. His works are part of the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Pennsylvania Museum of Fine Art; each with incurved back with originally designed channeled detailing; flanked by splayed wooden arms; excellent restored condition with new upholstery.
Grosfeld House Furniture Co. produced some of the most iconic, edgy and unique furniture designs of the 20th century. Known for their superb quality, the designs were modern but had classical inspiration. Vladimir Kagan, Eugene Schoen and Lorin Jackson were some of their notable designers; this lovely klismos-inspired side chair with incurved back and overall neoclassical decoraiton but with a modern flare; excellent restored condition; new leather upholstery