Roland Rainer - Design New York Thursday, June 9, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Vienna City Hall, Vienna
    Simone Subal Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Gerd Hatje, ed., New Furniture, Volume 2, Stuttgart, 1953, p. 17 for the larger version
    Eva B. Ottilinger, Möbeldesign der 50er Jahre: Wien im internationalen Kontext, Vienna, 2005. p. 133 for the larger version

Property from an Important Collection


Set of eight armchairs, designed for the Vienna City Hall

circa 1953
Beech, painted and laminated beech, chromium-plated steel, steel.
Each: 32 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. (81.9 x 52.1 x 60.3 cm)
Manufactured by Emil & Alfred Pollak, Vienna, Austria. Underside of four chairs indistinctly branded.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $7,750

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New York Auction 9 June 2016