Bauhaus Tischlerei-Werkstatt - Design London Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Brauner family, Saxony

  • Literature

    Christopher Wilk, Marcel Breuer Furniture and Interiors, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981, p. 60, fig. 54 for a similar example
    Bauhaus Furniture, A Legend Reviewed, exh. cat., Bauhaus Archiv Bauhaus Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, 2002, pp. 177, 191, 207 for a similar example
    Magdalena Droste, Manfred Ludewig and Bauhaus Archiv, Marcel Breuer Design, Berlin, 1994, pp. 82-83 for a prospectus an image of a similar example


Cabinet, commissioned by the Brauner family, Saxony

circa 1927
Painted wood, glass, chromium-plated metal.
187.2 x 179.9 x 65 cm (73 3/4 x 70 7/8 x 25 5/8 in.)
Executed in the Marcel Breuer carpentry workshop, Dessau, Germany. Reverse of unit stamped bauhaus dessau tischlerei and handwritten with Brauner Halle/Kopernikusstrasse 5, sliding glass door metal fixture impressed ZIEHL/Tür una/Torbeschlag and patent mark D.R.G.M.

£15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for £18,750

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London 24 September 2014 2pm