Offered by: Appleton
27 Mountain Street Camden, ME 04843 , United States Call Seller 207.691.6077


Ludwig Mies van der Rohe MR20 Gebruder Thonet Germany / Austria 1927

$ 11,500
  • Description
    An early example of Mies van der Rohe's great classic Bauhaus armchair the MR20 upholstered in original Eisengarn fabric.
    Margaretha Reichardt (1907-1984) also known as Grete Reichardt, was a textile artist, weaver, and graphic designer from Erfurt, Germany. She was one of the most important designers to emerge from the Bauhaus design school's weaving workshop in Dessau, Germany. She developed Eisengarn in 1926 which is the iron-yarn -belt used by Marcel Breuer and Mies van der Rohe on their first chairs.
    This example was once in the collection of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd.
    A museum quality example of this well known chair.
    The chair is in good vintage condition for a 90 year old.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Germany
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: nickel-plated tubular steel, Eisengarn
    Condition: Good. minor deterioration to the plating, the lacquered arms and the fabric seat and back as photographed.
    Creation Date: 1927
    Styles / Movements: Bauhaus
    Incollect Reference #: 544157
  • Dimensions
    W. 20 in; H. 31 in; D. 27.25 in;
    W. 50.8 cm; H. 78.74 cm; D. 69.22 cm;
    Seat H. 17.5 in; Arm H. 27.25 in;
    Seat H. 44.45 cm; Arm H. 69.22 cm;
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