• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 7838

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    21 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 108

    ARMIN WIRTH (B. 1903)

    SET OF TEN ALU-FLEX CHAIRS, DESIGNED 1951

    Price Realised  

    ARMIN WIRTH (B. 1903)
    SET OF TEN ALU-FLEX CHAIRS, DESIGNED 1951
    produced 1951-1953 by Hans Zollinger Söhne, Zurich, with plywood backs and hinged seats, on turned, cast and machined aluminium frames
    32½ in. (82.5 cm.) high; 17¼ in. (43.5 cm.) wide; 19¾ in. (50.5 cm.) deep
    impressed numerals to undersides of some seats (10)


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    Originally designed for a Rudolf Steiner School, this design was presented with Die Gute Form award in 1953.

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    Literature

    A. Rüegg, Swiss Furniture and Interiors in the 20th Century, Basel, 2002, p. 364 (examples illustrated)