Rare modernist bedside bookshelf by J.M. Rathouský

Rare functionalist portable bookcase designed by Czech architect Josef M. Rathouský for Krásná Jizba, Czechoslovakia in 1940's.


Made of pine wood. A sample of this model was exhibited at the Krásná jizba 1927-1948 exhibition at the UPM Prague 2018/19 and published in the catalogue. Dimensions 40 x 28 x 71 cm. Good original condition with no damage, knitting in good condition, normal signs of age and use. 

Lit.: Vlčková Lucie, Hekrdlová Alice (Eds): Krásná jizba dp 1927-1948. Kant, Praha 2019, p. 291.

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