Lot: 020

Christian Dell
Wine jug, c. 1922 and wine cooler, 1920s

Christian Dell Bauhaus Weimar

H. 27 cm. Made at Bauhaus, Weimar. Nickel-silver, chased, leather, wood. Signed: Designer's signet CD.

Provenance: Aunt and uncle of today's owners. The couple bought the wine jug in Weimar or the surroundings of Weimar in the beginning of the 1920s. It has been in the family since. Comes with a wine cooler by F.W. Quist, as both objects were always kept together (H. 22 cm, D. 22 cm. Silver-plated nickel-silver, ebonised wood. Marked: Maker's mark).

Hammer Price: 85,000 €

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

Literature:

Cf. Exhib. cat. Die Metallwerkstatt am Bauhaus, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Berlin 1992, p. 193ff; Bauhaus-Archiv, coll. cat., Berlin 1987, no. 188.