Armchair, past 1931
Erich Dieckmann Cebaso, Ohrdruf; Metz & Co., Rotterdam (zugeschrieben)
Erich Dieckmann. Armchair, past 1931. H. 65.5 x 59.5 x 91 cm. Made by Cebaso, Ohrdruf or Metz & Co., Rotterdam (attributed). Nickel-plated tubular steel, stained beech, wicker work.
The model had been manufactured by Metz & Co. in the 1930s too. Both executions differentiate only marginally.
Hammer Price: 4,500 €
22. June 2016 at 6:29 PM
Dieckmann is among the most important designers of the Bauhaus and his tubular steel furniture takes a special position in the context of European tubular steel design of the pre-war era. "The fundamental construction principle of this design follows the closed 'Two line' system. Seat - backframe and pedestal have been built of a closed line each." Cf. exhib. cat. Erich Dieckmann, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1990, S. 107, pl. 29 and p.177.
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