A complete enchanting bedroom furniture set by Portois and Fix, originally manufactured for the presidential suite at the Imperial Hotel in Carlsbad.
Portois & Fix worked closely with world-renowned artists and designers, especially later with the Wiener Werkstätte designers. For example Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Otto Wagner and many others. Portois & Fix around 1900 was among the greats of “Viennese Modernism”.
This bedroom set consists of a wardrobe, showcase, dressing table with one chair, pair of nightstands, double bed.
The original condition of the furniture has been unprofessionally refurbished at some surface parts over time.
It therefore requires a professional renovation. Generally is the furniture in good structural condition, bears signs of age and use and its design fully represents creations of the former Viennese designers.
night stands: 46x78x37 cm (WxHxD)
showcase: 84x161x37 cm (WxHxD)
dressing table: 89x149x54 cm (WxHxD)
chair: 44x92x42 cm (WxHxD)
double bed: 215x133x209 cm (WxHxD)
wardrobe: 166x190x65 cm (WxHxD)
Something about Hotel Imperial history:
International grand hotel Imperial was conceived by Carlsbad entrepreneur Alfred Schwalb in the early 20th century when the spa town lacked sufficient accommodation capacity. Its interiors were furnished by Portois & Fix, a Viennese furniture company. Imperial opened its doors on June 18th, 1912. Its first honorable guests from the aristocracy, politicians, entrepreneurs, and financial magnates. Guests at the Imperial included, for example, members of the large family of the Rothschilds, the Polish noble family of Potocky or the Russian Grand Duke Paul, Hollywood stars Douglas Fairbanks with his wife Mary Pickford, composer Richard Strauss, and President T. G. Masaryk.