Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Design & Design Art New York Thursday, December 13, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Henri Kamer Collection, Paris; René Rasmussen auction, Paris, December 1979

  • Literature

    Ludwig Glaeser, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Furniture and Furniture Drawings from the Design Collection and the Mies van der Rohe Archive, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1977, pp. 46-49; Derek E. Ostergard, ed., Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850-1946, exh. cat., The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1987, pp. 292-293; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 1997, p. 172; Mies van der Rohe: Furniture and Buildings in Stuttgart, Barcelona, Brno, exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1998, pp. 37, 41, 57-59, 69-70, 87-91, 169, 171, 176, 195 and 197


Rare pair of “Barcelona” chairs

ca. 1940
Chrome-plated hand-forged and welded flat steel, leather.
Each: 29 1/8 in. (74 cm) high
Manufactured by the Berliner Metallgewerbe Joseph Müller, Germany.  Each with one leather back slat with handwritten “100" (2). 

$80,000 - 120,000 

Design & Design Art

13 Dec 2007, 2pm
New York