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    Sale 1942

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    18 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 273

    LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE (1886-1969)

    A PAIR OF LACQUERED TUBULAR STEEL AND CANE 'MR533' CHAIRS, DESIGNED CIRCA 1934

    Price Realised  

    LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE (1886-1969)
    A Pair of Lacquered Tubular Steel and Cane 'MR533' Chairs, designed circa 1934
    with caning by Lilly Reich, manufactured by Thonet
    each 31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high (2)


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    cf. A. von Vegesack and M. Kries, exhibition catalogue, Mies van der Rohe, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1998, pp. 35 and 49 for drawings of this model.

    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 6 December 2005, lot 302.