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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Belgium

  • Literature

    Friederike Mehlau-Wiebking, Arthur Rüegg and Ruggero Tropeano, Schweizer Typenmöbel 1925-1935: Sigfried Giedion und die Wohnbedarf AG, Zurich, 1989, p. 89, fig. 41, p. 165
    Otakar Máčel, 2100 Metal Tubular Chairs, Rotterdam, 2006, p. 64, p. 124 for the armchair example
    Alexander von Vegesack and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, eds., The Essence of Things: Design and the Art of Reduction, exh. cat., Weil am Rhein, 2010, p. 74, cat. 92

352

Prototype stackable chair, designed for the Aluminium Competition, Paris

1933
Tubular aluminium, aluminium.
78.2 x 45.5 x 50.9 cm (30 3/4 x 17 7/8 x 20 in.)
Manufactured by Embru-Werke AG, Switzerland.

Estimate
£25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for £31,250

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The Architect

Created by Lee F. Mindel, FAIA                                       London Auction 29 April 2014 6pm