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Bauhaus Wilhelm Wagenfeld

Auction:
2257
Lot:
268
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$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2257
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 11, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Bauhaus

Wilhelm Wagenfeld
Ten stackable 'Kubus' storage containers and large undertray
Vereinigte Lausitzer Glaswerke AG, Weisswasser, Germany, c. 1938
All in colorless glass, comprising eight lidded containers of varying dimensions, one short pouring container, one tall pouring container, and an undertray, excepting two lids, all pieces bear the XX Rautenmarke, minor rim chips
hts. range 2-6 1/2 in. (5.1-16.5 cm), tray wd. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)

Reference: B. Manske & G. Scholz (eds.), Taglich In Der Hand, Industrieformen von Wilhelm Wagenfeld Aus Sechs Jahrezehnten (exhibition catalogue), Bremen, Germany, 1994, pp. 109, 319, cat. no. 291; M. Boyd, P. Garner, et al, Sitting on the Edge: Modernist Design From the Collection of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd (exhibition catalogue), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1998, plate no. 36
Estimate $2,500-3,500

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Germany, Wilhelm Wagenfeld, Weisswasser, Vereinigte Lausitzer Glaswerke AG, Wilhelm Wagenfeld Aus Sechs Jahrezehnten, Bremen, Gabrielle Boyd, P. Garner, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Bauhaus, Containerization, Intermodal container, Wagenfeld

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