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Three Richard Riemerschmid (1868-1957) Chairs

Auction:
3045B
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3045B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Three Richard Riemerschmid (1868-1957) Chairs
Oak, cord
Germany, c. 1902
An armchair and two side chairs, shaped raked back with cutout, later cord seat, feet shaped inward at foot, probably manufactured by the Deutsche Werkstatten fur Handwerkskunst, Dresden, ht. 31 7/8, seat ht. 17 1/2 in.

Literature: For a similar example see: Richard Riemerschmid, Vom Jugendstil Zum Werkbund; catalogue Munich 1983, p. 121, cat no. 90b, fig. 23.
Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund
Estimate $700-900


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Dresden, Munich, Art Nouveau, Arts, Germany, Richard Riemerschmid, Visual arts, World

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