Lot 59
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Margarete Heymann-Löbenstein for the Haël-Werkstätten

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Description

  • A Modernist alpacca, ebony and ivory teaset
  • each stamped with artist's monogram and 'Alpacca'

  • Teapot: 13.5cm. high by 25cm. wide by 17cm. deep;
  • 5¼in., 10in., 6¾in.
comprising: teapot and cover, milk jug and sugar bowl and cover, each piece with a conical vessel on a circular foot and graded disc handles

Literature

For the monogram of Margarete Heymann-Löbenstein and an example of the present tea service executed in ceramic see: Bröhan, vol. 3, Berlin, 1985, pp. 201 and 204, fig. 203; see also Die Schaulade, No. 6, 1930, p. 891 and Helen Serger, Art of the Bauhaus, La Boëtie, New York, 1982, p.54.

Catalogue Note

Margarete Heymann-Löbenstein studied at the Weimar Bauhaus from 1919 - 1921. She established the HaëL-Werkstätte in Marwitz, Germany in 1923 with her future husband Dr. Gustav Löbenstein, where she worked until 1932. Three years later she emigrated to the United Kingdom where she continued her creative work and founded her own workshop in London.
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