Lot: 66


Bauhaus chess set 'XVI', 1924

Josef Hartwig Bauhaus Weimar

Josef Hartwig. Bauhaus chess set 'XVI'. 32 figurines, 1924. H. 2.1-4.7 cm. Made by Bauhaus Weimar, c1925. Maple wood, part lacquered black.

In original box: H. 5.9 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm. Maple wood. Marked: HARTWIG WEIMAR GES. GESCH. and chessboard: 46 x 46,3 cm.

Hammer Price: 8,000 €

130A - Schools of Design
06. December 2016 at 5:00 PM

Literature:

Das Bauhaus-Schachspiel von Josef Hartwig, p. 19; Hahn, Experiment Bauhaus, Dessau 1988, p. 401; Bauhaus-Archiv, coll. cat., Berlin 1987, p. 149-50, no. 288; exhib. cat. Bauhaus 7, Galerie am Sachsenplatz, Leipzig 1991, fig. p. 43, no. 134.