13 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION
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.
Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, 12 December 2001, lot 80.
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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.
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