Lot: 022

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

Marcel Breuer Bauhaus, Weimar

H. 95.2 x 56 x 57.7 cm; slat thickness: 2.5 x 6 cm. Made at Bauhaus Weimar, 1924/25. Cherrywood slats, textile fabric with linen cord.

According to the Thuringia state archive there were 26 examples verified. Provenance: Family property since the 1920s. The grandfather of the consignor was an architect and a Bauhaus enthusiast. Fabric replaced. A historical photograph shows the consignor's grandfather sitting on this chair.

Hammer Price: 66,000 €

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

Literature:

Droste/Ludewig, Marcel Breuer Design, Cologne 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.