Sitzmaschine Chair with Adjustable Back (model 670)

Bent beechwood and sycamore panels | 110.5 x 71.8 x 81.3cm | c. 1905

Josef Hoffmann

The Sitzmaschine, or “machine for sitting,” was designed by Hoffmann for his Purkersdorf Sanatorium in Vienna. The sanatorium was one of the first important commissions given to the Wiener Werkstätte, a collaborative workshop founded in 1903 by Hoffm...
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