Marcel Breuer - Design New York Monday, December 14, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Christopher Nicholson
    Thence by descent
    Christie's, London, April 21, 2010, lot 89
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Christopher Wilk, Marcel Breuer Furniture and Interiors, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981, p. 129, fig. 128, p. 149, fig. 153, p.173, fig. 180
    Jack Pritchard, View from a Long Chair: the memoirs of Jack Pritchard, London, 1984, p. 93
    Magdalena Droste and Manfred Ludewig, Marcel Breuer Design, Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin, 2001, p. 136

118

"Short chair"

circa 1936
Bent birch plywood.
30 3/4 x 24 1/8 x 37 3/8 in. (78.1 x 61.3 x 94.9 cm)
Manufactured by Isokon Furniture Company Ltd., London, UK.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $10,000

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New York Auction 15 December 2015 1pm