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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 184

    JOSEF HARTWIG (1880-1956)

    A PARTLY EBONIZED PEARWOOD CHESS SET IN OAK BOX, 1923/24

    Price Realised  

    JOSEF HARTWIG (1880-1956)
    A Partly Ebonized Pearwood Chess Set in Oak Box, 1923/24
    box: 3 in. (7.5 cm.) high, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) square
    inside cover impressed Hartwig Bauhaus Dessau Ges. Gesch.


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    cf. M. Droste, Bauhaus 1919-1933, Berlin, 1993, p. 94.
    J. Stein, Bauhaus, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976, p. 313 for another example.

    Provenance

    Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, 12 December 2001, lot 80.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION