Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - Design / Design Art New York Wednesday, December 13, 2006 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Eduard Ludwig, Berlin, Germany

  • Literature

    Ludwig Glaeser, Lugwig 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

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Rare and important early "Barcelona" chair

ca. 1932
Nickel-plated hand-forged and welded flat steel, leather, horsehair.
29 1/8 in. (75 cm) high
Manufactured by Berliner Metallgewerbe Joseph Müller, Germany. Designed for the German Pavilion at the 1929 International Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain. Together with signed card and correspondence from Mies van der Rohe.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $100,800

Design / Design Art

14 Dec 2006, 2pm
New York