This original Thonet chair model No.18 is from the late 1920s. It has a rare embossed solid seat as well as the classic bentwood construction and iconic design.
This model is featured in the MoMa collection in New York. The chair has Thonet markings, as well as labels from the Milan-based furniture supplier Mosè Way (Est. 1780).
Found in Bologna.
Condition: Good. The chair has beautiful patina and wear consistent with its age and use. The ring under the seat has had some repairs in the past, but these are not visible from above. The structure is solid but not recommended for heavy use. See detailed images.
Dimensions: H 85cm x seat D 37.5 cm. Sitting height: 47cm