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Josef Hartwig, Bauhaus chess set

Josef Hartwig, Bauhaus chess set

lot 0015
Estimate €15,000 - €20,000Jun 25
Lot 0015
Josef Hartwig, Bauhaus chess set 'XVI', 1924, Bauhaus chess set 'XVI' with chess board, in original cardboard box, 1924
32 figurines, 1924. H. 2.1-4.7 cm. Made by Bauhaus Weimar, c. 1925. Maple wood, partly stained black. Cardboard box covered with paper. Board of paper mounted cotton fabric., Das Bauhaus-Schachspiel von Josef Hartwig, p. 23; Hahn, Experiment Bauhaus, Dessau 1988, p. 401; Bauhaus-Archiv, coll. cat., Berlin 1987, p. 149-50, no. 288; exhib. cat. Bauhaus 7, Galerie am Sachsenplatz, Leipzig 1991, fig. p. 43, no. 134.Provenance: From the property of the family of an important Bauhaus master.

Condition

Original box: H. 5.2 x 12.4 x 12.4 cm, designed by Joost Schmidt, 1923/ 24; Board: 11.3 x 11.5 cm (folded); 45 x 45 cm (unfolded).

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