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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
ARMCHAIR, MODEL NO. MR20
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
ARMCHAIR, MODEL NO. MR20
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
ARMCHAIR, MODEL NO. MR20
nickel-plated tubular steel, steel, leather, cord
78.7 by 54.5 by 85.7 cm.   31 by 21 1/2  by 33 3/4  in.
1927
manufactured by Berliner Metallgewerbe Josef Müller, Berlin
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Provenance

Private Collection, Berlin

Literature

Werner Gräff, INNENRÄUME: HERAUSGEGEBEN VOM DEUTSCHEN WERKBUND, Stuttgart 1928, p. 66 for a related example
Exh. Cat., Zurich, Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Zürich; Vienna, Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst; Groningen, Groninger Museum; Cologne, Kölnischer Kunstverein and Berlin, Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum für Gestaltung,  STÜHLE AUS STAHL: Metalmöbel 1925-1940, November 1980 - November 1981, p. 27. fig. 15 for a related example, p. 32, fig. 19A for a drawing, p. 95
Alexander von Vegesack, Deutsche Stahlrohrmöbel: 650 Modelle aus Katalogen von 1927-1958, Munich 1986, p. 64 for a Berliner Metallgewerbe Josef Müller advertisement
Exh. Cat., New York, IBM Gallery of Science and Art and travelling, Bent Wood and Metal Furniture: 1850-1946, 1987, p. 131, fig. 5-13 for a related example, p. 275, no. 71 for a related example
Exh. Cat., Dessau, Bauhaus Dessau, Weil am Rhein, Vitra Design Museum, Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Ein Stuhl macht Geschichte, August 1992 - March 1993, p. 27

Catalogue Note

The present lot is a rare early example in nickel plated tubular steel and retains its original leather upholstery.

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