2381786

Secessionist Ebonized Chestnut Table #2381786

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Secessionist Ebonized Chestnut Table #2381786
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This antique octagon-shaped, ebonized chestnut table is possibly a work by the noted Hungarian designer, Lajos Kozma (1884-1948) . It features curved sides and the cross-shaped top, and the vertical ribs between the top and the legs are reminiscient of Kozma's unique neo-baroque style. Measures 29 3/8" by 29" by 27 1/2" and weighs approximately 30 lbs. Excellent condition. Purchased at house sale and recently imported from Budapest.



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Kozma is generally recognized as the greatest and most versatile Hungarian artist and craftsman of the 20th century. In his 50 year career he was noted for his transition from conservative Baroque revival styles to highly sleek, streamlined styles that exemplified the height of Deco furniture design. Throughout the 1920s and 30s he was probably the most sought after architect in Budapest, but he was also equally prominent as a designer.



He received his degree as an architect from Budapest's Technical University in 1906. He founded an artistic society known as the Young Ones, which sought to draw from the influence of folk art to create a modern and distinctly national style of architecture. They were known for their appreciation and incorporation of folk architecture and carved wood decoration from distant rural areas throughout Hungary.



Kozma studied painting with Matisse in Paris between 1909 and 1910, and between 1910 and 1913 he worked in the ...
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<tr><td>Condition:Excellent</td></tr>
<tr><td>Year:c1910</td></tr>






<tr><td>Title:Secessionist Ebonized Chestnut Table</td></tr>



<tr><td>Location:New York, NY</td></tr>
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