Bauhaus Tischlerei-Werkstatt - Design London Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Brauner family, Saxony
    Phillips, London, 'Design', 24 September 2014, lot 227
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Christopher Wilk, Marcel Breuer Furniture and Interiors, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981, p. 60 for a similar example
    Magdalena Droste, Manfred Ludewig and Bauhaus Archiv, Marcel Breuer Design, Berlin, 1994, pp. 82-83 for a similar example
    Bauhaus Furniture, A Legend Reviewed, exh. cat., Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, 2002, pp. 177, 191, 207 for a similar example


Cabinet, commissioned by the Brauner family, Saxony

circa 1927
Painted wood, painted beech-veneered plywood, pine, glass, nickel-plated brass, brass.
178.3 x 180.1 x 65.3 cm (70 1/4 x 70 7/8 x 25 3/4 in.)
Executed by the Marcel Breuer carpentry workshop, Dessau, Germany. Reverse of unit stamped bauhaus dessau tischlerei and inscribed Brauner Halle/Kopernikusstrasse 5, sliding glass door metal fixture impressed ZIEHL/Tür una/Torbeschlag and patent mark D.R.G.M.

£12,000 - 18,000 

Contact Specialist

Antonia King
Head of Sale, Design
+44 20 7901 7944


London Auction 26 April 2023