SOLD Antique Thonet Design Bentwood Four Seater Bench Or Settle Made By Luterma. C. 1900


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Antique Thonet Design Beech Bentwood Four Seater Bench Or Settle. Circa 1900. Rare item.

200 cm long. 88 cm high. 62 cm depth from front to back feet. Seat is 48 cm high. 

Structure is solid and sound. No movement in any joints. Elements of wear and patina commensurate with age. 

Looks really beautiful. 

Original late 19th century pressed ply seat panels. 

A Thonet design made by Luterma, whose maker’s mark is stamped on the underside of the seat panels. They were the biggest supplier of furniture to Russia and won the Gold medal for furniture design at the 1900 International Exhibition in Paris. A good reference on the company is at 

https://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100119466

Where they have worn down through 120 years of use, the rear feet have been built up about 3 cm with matching beech wood, and colour matched.

Price: 
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Length: 
198.00 cm
Height: 
98.00 cm
Width: 
60.00 cm