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Die Wiener Werkstätte, 1903-1928, Modernes Kunstgewerbe und Sein Weg

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$1,599

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Die Wiener Werkstätte, 1903-1928, Modernes Kunstgewerbe und Sein Weg. Vienna: Krystall-Verlag, 1929.
First edition, quarto, illustrated throughout with pages printed in full-color, black-and-white, and gold, including photographs of architecture, fine art, photography, sculpture, drawing, bookbinding, ceramics, textiles, furniture design, handbags, jewelry, interior design, lighting design, furniture, glass, facsimiles of original letters, and other works created by the dozens of important artists and designers that worked for the Wiener Werkstätte design firm; bound in the original molded sculptural relief papier-mache boards, in orange and black, with orange and white patterned end leaves, back joint flaking slightly, surface abrasions to high points on both boards, 8 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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