4 Jugendstil ART NOUVEAU Cafe Chairs THONET Czech c1915

Beautiful and hard to find set of four wooden art nouveau café chairs manufactured by Thonet. Thonet was the Austrian originator of the Bentwood chair. These are a modifed Bentwood design with a gorgeous organic floral design stencilled onto the back and seats. The iris and water design on the seats is a typical art nouveau motif. These chairs have the Thonet paper label on the base, Made in Czechoslovakia, some serial numbers and paper labels showing Cock brand with Chinese characters. I found these in Singapore and I assume Cock brand was the importer for the region. Very nice addition to an art nouveau furniture collection or bistro dining area.

Very Good vintage condition but they do need some restoration to bring them up to fabulous. The chairs are a bit wobbly and need some tightening up --reglued and replacement screws as several are missing. The chairs naturally show signs of wear and use.

SIZE: Approx. 34" (87cm) tall, seat is 16" (40cm) wide approx.

SHIPPING: These chairs are very heavy and very bulky, too big for Canadapost. I can send them within North America by UPS but the cost will be substantial. For example the cost to send them to New York would be around $150. Please email with your Canadian postal code or US state and I will try to get a shipping quote for you. Thanks!


Please take a look at my other Auctions!

My auctions usually run for 7-10 days, please bid early as I reserve the right to end the auction if t is no interest. I never lower my opening bid amount but I sometimes raise it so bid EARLY! Be aware that many auctions are being won in the last second by users of automated bidding software. Don't wait til the last minute..computer malfunctions and problems online could cost you an exciting and unique item. I rarely relist so if you want it, go for it!

Please feel free to ask any questions prior to the end of the auction. On parle Francais (un peu), Ich spreche Deutsch (ein bischen), Parliamo Italiano (un po) and I speak English!

I am NOT using "Checkout" -- I like to keep buying and selling on Ebay friendly and personal and fun! I will email the winner shortly after the end of the auction.

This auction carries a Money Back GUARANTEE if the item is not in the condition stated or otherwise incorrect in its listing. I am an honest and conscientious seller and I inspect all my items thoroughly for defects. Check my Feedback and Bid with confidence!

Unless noted in the listing, the buyer pays the actual shipping cost from Ottawa, Canada. Whenever possible, multiple wins are happily combined to lower your postage. Insurance is highly recommended and at the buyer's expense. I provide professional packing with bubblewrap, packing peanuts and styrofoam.

I prefer Money Orders or cashier's checks (US$ or C$) . PayPal is accepted for sales under $100 shipped to addresses in North America. Euros cash sent registered from Europe works well. Personal checks need to clear before shipment. Please pay promptly, appropriate feedback will be left at the conclusion of the transaction when I hear that your item has been received. Thanks for your interest and I hope your Ebay experience with me is SIMPLYZEEBEST!

... read more