'ti 1a' wooden-slat chair, 1924
Marcel Breuer Bauhaus, Weimar
H. 95.2 x 56 x 57.7 cm; Laths: 2.5 x 6 cm. Made at Bauhaus Weimar, 1924/25. Cherry wood laths, fabric with linen lining.
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 family's two slat chairs in the garden of the family estate.
Award: 40,000 €
25. June 2019 at 5:00 PM
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.
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