Lot: 021

Josef Hartwig
Bauhaus chess set 'Modell VII mit farbiger Fassung' in original wooden box, c. 1924

Josef Hartwig Bauhaus, Weimar

H. 3.2-6 cm. Made at Bauhaus Weimar. Wood, painted white and brown resp. dark green and black. Felt bases. In original wooden box with metal plaque. H. 8.5 x 15.4 x 15.3 cm. Mahogany, brass fittings. Marked: Plaque with Bauhaus signet, HARTWIG GES. GESCH.

The chess set pictured is not part of the lot.

Award: 50,000 €

142A - Schools of Design
11. December 2018 at 5:00 PM

Literature:
Siebenbrodt, Bauhaus Weimar. Entwürfe für die Zukunft, Ostfildern-Ruit 2000, p. 183; Das Bauhaus-Schachspiel von Josef Hartwig, p. 16 (model VII).