Constance bench | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Constance bench

Estimated value: 3400-4200 EUR

Reached Price : 3800 EUR

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2003-05-06

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Lot number: 195

Design

Johannes Spalt
Launched in 1961
Manufacturer Franz Wittmann KG

Architonic id

4101749

A Constance bench, designed in 1961 by Johannes Spalt for Franz Wittmann KG, section steel frame, slanting metal feet, foam upholstery, covered with sand coloured artificial fibre fabric, patented mechanism, length 175 cm, height 70 cm, height of seat 38.5 cm, depth 70 cm and 108 cm resp. (as a bed).
Very good original condition. The bench may be transformed into a bed. By moving the seat section forward, the back swings downward and forward at the same time, the seat section thus being lifted to a horizontal position.
Literature: Johannes Spalt, Cologne 1993, pages 247-249.