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DoneMon, Jun 19, 2006 11:30 AM GMT

Modern Design - Modern Art

VON ZEZSCHWITZ Art and Design, Munich has assembled for its 19. June auction a wealth of fascinating, unusual and collectable items from all fields of 20th. Century painting, sculpture, prints and drawings, as well as modern design, such as glass by Wilhelm Braun-Feldweg, Karl Wiedmann, Udo Edelmann, WMF Geislingen, and Yoshihiko Takahashi, as well as glass by Lino Tagliapietra and Aldo Nason from Murano, furniture by Thonet, Mauser, Verner Panton, Warren Plattner, Marcel Breuer, Charlotte Perriand, René Herbst, Erich Dieckmann, Jindrich Halabala, Luigi Colani, Egon Eiermann, Harry Bertoia, Achille Castiglione, Charles and Ray Eames and Le Corbusier, metalwork by Gio Ponti, Fornasetti, Borek Sipek, Lino Sabattini, Marianne Brandt and Ruppelwerk Gotha, lighting by Poul Hennigsen, Driade, Vico Magistretti, Stilnovo and Wilhelm Wagenfeld, and ceramics by Rosenthal. Bauhaus designers and artists are particularly well represented in all fields: paintings, watercolours, prints and drawings are available by such artists as Wilhelm Imkamp, Fritz Winter, Karl Hermann Haupt, Hans Haffenrichter, Karl Peter Röhl, Max Bill, Erich Buchholz, Lou Loeber, Joost Schmidt and Fritz Kuhr, important ceramics by Otto Lindig carry price-tags of up to 3500 € for a large punch-bowl of 1922. A rare electric wall-clock by Peter Behrens for AEG Berlin, ca. 1910, is modestly estimated at 680 € and his even rarer copper and brass electric heater for AEG, complete with original bulbs, is even more modestly estimated at 450 €. Ernst Fuchs, Wunderlich, Hundertwasser, Janssen, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Mark Beard, Renato Guttuso and Tom Wesselman are other important names not to be missed in this interesting and varied selection of fine art and design items.