A rare 'Viennatub' armchair by Hans Vollmer (1878 - 1969)

A rare 'Viennatub' armchair by Hans Vollmer (1878 - 1969)



The square oak frame with seat, back and sides in woven rush and rattan. The uprights faced with inset square ceramic tiles.

Manufactured by Prag-Rudniker.

Vienna, circa 1905

Provenance: formerly in the collection of Paul Reeves.

Hans Vollmer was a prominent Austrian art historian and designer. He was a member of the Austrian Secessionist arts movement, which included Gustav Klimt and held the principles of 'total art', unifying painting, architecture, design and the decorative arts in a fresh and modern way.


Height 71 cm / 28 "
Width 62 cm / 24 "
Depth 51.5 cm / 20 12"