16 November 2004
A RED LACQUERED METAL SERVING TRAY
MARIANNE BRANDT, MANUFACTURED BY RUPPELWERK, GOTHA, 1930S
OF SQUARE FORM WITH EVERTED RIM AND TWO BENT HANDLES
21.5 CM. WIDE
PRINTED MARK RUPPEL geschützt and a star
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A similar tray in black was offered for sale as lot 156 in the sale of Bauhaus, Wiener Werkstätte and other Important 20th Century Design, The Property of Torsten Bröhan, Sotheby's London, 25 October, 1991.
The tray is part of a smoker's set.
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