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Walter Gropius Armchairs W199 Set of Eight

Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials Nuttwood, Laminated Birch
W. 24 in; H. 30 in; D. 21 in;
W. 60.96 cm; H. 76.2 cm; D. 53.34 cm;
Seat H. 18 in;
Seat H. 45.72 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1951
Number of Pieces 8+
Description Walter Gropius and Ben Thompson "W199" armchairs set of eight. Designed in 1951 with Benjamin Thompson a fellow professor at Harvard. Gropius' principal of the firm "The Architects' Collaborative" established with Thompson and six other former Harvard colleagues. The armchairs where designed to work equally as dining chairs, desk chairs, or reading chairs. They are very comfortable rarely seen treasures of chair and Bauhaus history.
Walter Gropius founded Bauhaus 1919 in Weimar.
Solid nuttwood & Laminated birch manufactured by Thonet 1951.
Chairs are in very good to excellent condition.
Styles / Movements Bauhaus, Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number LAR1
Incollect Reference Number 219466
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