• 20th Century Decorative Art  & auction at Christies

    Sale 7759

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    27 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    RICHARD RIEMERSCHMID (1868-1957)

    LONGCASE CLOCK, 1899

    Price Realised  

    RICHARD RIEMERSCHMID (1868-1957)
    LONGCASE CLOCK, 1899
    executed by the Münchner Werkstätten, stained oak with white metal face and pendulum, and glazed door
    81 in. (206 cm.) high; 16½ in. (42 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep


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    An example of the design was employed within the dining room scheme at Riemerschmid's home in Munich.

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    Literature

    Winfried Nerdinger, Richard Riemerschmid, Vom Jugendstil zum Werkbund, Munich, 1982, p. 156 (design illustrated in situ at Villa Riemerschmid)