Lot: 27

Marcel Breuer
Folding chair 'B 4', c. 1928

Marcel Breuer Standard-Möbel, Berlin; Thonet, Frankenberg

H. 75 x 77 x 53 cm; tube Ø 2 cm. Made by Standard-Mobel, Berlin or Thonet, Frankenberg. Tubular metal, painted red, plugged and screwed, grey/beige 'Eisengarn', hexagonal screws.

Provenance: Originally from House Pistor, Graz, designed by Austrian architect Herbert Eichholzer, a former collaborator of Le Corbusier in Paris. The current owner purchased it at an estate sale. Lacquer with repairs.

Hammer Price: 54,000 €

145A - 100 Years of Bauhaus
25. June 2019 at 5:00 PM

Literature:

Alexander von Vegesack, Deutsche Stahlrohrmobel, Munich 1986, p. 33, p. 36; Magdalena Droste, Manfred Ludewig, Marcel Breuer Design, Cologne 1992, p. 65; Helmut Erfurth, Junkers Das Bauhaus und die Moderne, Dessau 2010, p. 130; Adolf Schneck, Der Stuhl, Stuttgart 1930, p. 50.