Marcel Breuer - Design / Design Art New York Thursday, December 14, 2006 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Collection Alexander von Vegesack, Weil am Rhein, Germany

  • Literature

    Christopher Wilk, Marcel Breuer Furniture and Interiors, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981, p. 51, fig. 41 for a period photo of the B3 in Laszlo Maholy-Nagy's living room, 1926; Alexander von Vegesack, et al., eds., Thonet Tubular Steel Furniture, First Complete Catalogue Collection of German and French Models 1930-1931, Weil am Rhein, 1989, n.p.; Magdalena Droste, Manfred Ludewig and Bauhaus Archiv, Marcel Breuer Design, Cologne, 2001, pp. 62-63 for variations, p. 73 for a period photo of the B3 in Walter Gropius's house, 1926; Bauhaus Furniture, A Legend Reviewed, exh. cat., Bauhaus Archiv Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, 2003, pp. 235-240 for period photos


"Wassily" club chair, model no. B3

ca. 1930-1931
Nickel-plated tubular steel, Eisengarn.
29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm) high
Manufactured by Gebrüder Thonet, Germany.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Design / Design Art

14 Dec 2006, 2pm
New York