Set of Ten 19th Century J and J Kohn Bentwood Cane Armchairs


Remarkable and rare set of 10 matching labeled late 19th century bentwood bistro dining armchairs made by J and J Kohn Vienna, Austria. Each chair has an iconic bentwood frame with gracefully curved large arms. The seat is caned with J and J Kohn stamps on bottoms and paper labels. Very original condition with original hardware and lovely aged patina on the wood. Jacob and his son Josef were Thonets leading competitors in the bentwood industry until they merged in 1914. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 21.5"w x 22"d x 37"h, Seat 19"h

Circa: Late 19th Century, Austria

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Beautifully crafted with age appropriate wear. Aged patina with age cracks, and losses on leg stretchers. Old repairs as expected.

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