Lot: 182


'6009' armchair, c. 1902

Thonet, Wien

H. 73 x 53,5 x 53 cm. Beech bentwood, stained dark, plywood. Marked: Maker's paper label.

Le Corbusier used this chair in 1925 to furnish his 'Pavillon de l'Esprit Nouveau' at the 'Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs' in Paris; also later in houses and interiors Le Corbusiers designed; thus, in the vernacular it is called Corbusier chair. Provenance: Collection of Prof. Dr. Florian Hufnagl.

Hammer Price: 500 €

151A - Bauhaus 101 and the Florian Hufnagl Collection
23. June 2020 at 3:00 PM

Literature:

Mang, Thonet Bugholzmöbel, Vienna 1982, p. 119ff, p. 154; Vegesack, Das Thonet Buch, Munich 1987, p. 150ff.