Cocktail cabinet veneered in walnut and [maple]...P.E. (Paul) Kafka, Sydney, Australia. c. 1955.(AF).

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1955.

Paul Kafka is one of the most significant furniture makers to have worked in Sydney in the immediate post-war period. Born in Vienna in 1907, the son of a Viennese furniture maker, he worked in his father’s factory and later studied furniture design and interior decoration at the Academy of Arts in Vienna. In 1939 Kafka and his wife emigrated to Australia and established a furniture making factory, first in Elizabeth Street, Sydney and by the late 1940s larger premises in Botany Road, Waterloo. ...

Summary

Object No.

A10913

Physical Description

Cocktail cabinet veneered in walnut and [maple]...P.E. (Paul) Kafka, Sydney, Australia. c. 1955.(AF).

Production

made

c 1955

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Rysia Trief, 1984

Acquisition Date

16 October 1984

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Cocktail cabinet veneered in walnut and [maple]...P.E. (Paul) Kafka, Sydney, Australia. c. 1955.(AF). 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 July 2018, <https://ma.as/171996>

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