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Bauhaus Mittegard Desk Lamp

Auction:
2257
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$588$500

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

Description:

Bauhaus

Mittegard Desk Lamp
Bent arm adjustable nickel plate and black enameled metal
lg. from joint 21 in. (53.3 cm)

Note: This lamp and variants of it were used throughout the Bauhaus in Dessau in both the masters' and students' residences.

Reference: P. Hahn et al., Bauhaus Mobel/bauhaus furniture: A Legend Reviewed (exhibition catalogue), Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin, 2003, see pp. 55, 125, 154, 171, 233, 236, and 251 for period photos of the Mittegard lamp in use in situ
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

metal lg., Bauhaus, Dessau, Expressionist architecture, Modernism, Modernist architecture

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