Marcel Breuer Rare wardrobe, designed 1927

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Lot 12TP
Marcel Breuer
Rare wardrobe, designed 1927

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,100 - 6,900
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12 Oct 2021, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NICK WRIGHT, LONDON
Marcel Breuer
Rare wardrobe, designed 1927
Painted pine-veneered plywood, chromium-plated metal, linoleum.
163 x 122 x 62 cm
Manufactured by P.E. Gane Ltd., United Kingdom. Interior with manufacturer's metal label impressed P.E. GANE LTD./House Furnishers,/College Green,/Bristol and underside of base with manufacturer's paper label printed Fabrique en Lettonie/Marque Deposee/VENESTA/Reg Trade Mark/Made in Latvia/MORNOT.

Footnotes

  • Literature
    Magdalena Droste, Manfred Ludewig and Bauhaus-Archiv, Marcel Breuer Design, Berlin, 1994, pp. 96-97 for a similar example
    Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., Decorative Art 30s-40s, Cologne, 2000, p. 155 for a similar example

Saleroom notices

  • The present lot was commissioned by Crofton Gane for his private residence, Downs Park West, Bristol, 1935. Provenance: Crofton Gane, Gane House, Downs Park West, Bristol, 1935 Acquired from above by Ken Stradling, Bristol, 1976. Exhibition: 'The Promise', Arnolfini, Bristol, October 2014.
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