Lot: 57

Marcel Breuer
'ti 1a' wooden-slat chair, 1924

Marcel Breuer Bauhaus, Weimar (wohl)

Marcel Breuer. 'ti 1a' wooden-slat chair, 1924. H. 96 x 55.7-56 x 56.9-57.2 cm. Thickness of slats: 2.4-2.5 x 5.4-5.5 cm. Made at Bauhaus Weimar, 1924/25. Cherrywood slats, grey fabric. According to the Thuringia state archive there were 26 examples made. Provenance: Family property, Saxonia since the mid/end 1920s; originally part of the interior of an tax advisers office. Droste/Ludewig, Marcel Breuer Design, Köln, 1992, p. 6-8, p. 35, p. 46/47; Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung Sammlungs-Katalog, Berlin, 1987, p. 90/91; Neue Arbeiten der Bauhauswerkstätten, Reprint 1981, p. 28/29.

Provenance: Family property, Saxonia since the mid/end 1920s; originally part of the interior of an tax advisers office. Fabric replaced.

Hammer Price: 34,000 €

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

Literature:

Droste/Ludewig, Marcel Breuer Design, Köln, 1992, p. 6-8, p. 35, p. 46/47; Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung Sammlungs-Katalog, Berlin, 1987, p. 90/91; Neue Arbeiten der Bauhauswerkstätten, Reprint 1981, p. 28/29.