DescriptionAustrian Carved Mahogany Figural Vitrine
Designed by Otto Prutscher
Produced at Kunstgewerbe Schule & Museum fur Kunst & Industrie
Sculpted by T. Pfaffenbichler
Ht. 93 x 86 x 19-1/2 in.
Sotheby's, Important 20th Century Decorative Works of Art, 1 December 2000, Lot 189.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROBERT GINGOLD
This vitrine is part of a furniture suite which was originally designed for Austrian impresario Max Reinhardt for his study in Vienna.
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
Some age-related cracking and fill to panel to center door, errant wear to finish, some age-related cracking to legs which are structurally sound, errant water spotting, minor chipping to veneer to sides of case, one pane appears to be a replacement, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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