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Later pieces of Limbert furniture – those made around and after World War I – are often spindly in form, offering only a watered-down interpretation of the bulk that marked the best work of the Art Nouveau period. Since Limbert pieces were nearly always marked with a large rectangular brand, they retain the company designation even after refinishing. Above: Oak magazine stand with five graduated shelves secured to flaring sides with mortise-and-tenon joints. Each of the sides has two trapezium-shaped cut-outs.
1904 Austrian Secessionist ebonized table with a round top. The four slatted supports have spherical spacers and X-panels and are joined by moulded cross-stretchers on spherical feet. Austrian Secessionist card table with a circular top that has radiating walnut veneers above four pull-out wells with brasscapped attendant supports, on a hammered, brass-domed base. 106cm (413⁄4 in) high 92cm (361⁄4 in) wide 74cm (29in) high £800–1,000 HERR £300–500 L&T £1,500–2,000 L&T J. & J. Kohn The firm established in Vienna by Jacob and Josef Kohn was renowned in the late 19th century for the production of good-quality but simple, modest furniture aimed at a middle-class clientele.
Oak sideboard by George Walton & Co. Ltd. The ledge back has an oval panel of stained and leaded glass with a brass heart centre. The canted top is above a central frieze drawer flanked by cupboards. 5cm (593⁄4in) high 135cm (53in) wide L&T £2,500–3,500 L&T C H A R L E S R E N N I E M A C K I N T O S H Stained beech settle by Sir Robert Lorimer. The back is carved with roundels enclosing leafy plant forms and the inscription “Blessit be simple life without end Reid”. 152cm (593⁄4in) wide £500–750 L&T Stained beech armchair with an elongated back splat inlaid with plant forms.