LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE, Rare and important stool

Wooden Stool by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe


Rare and important stool, 1933
Macassar ebony-veneered wood, leather, wood. 18 1/2 x 21 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. (47 x 55.2 x 39.1 cm.)
ESTIMATE $25,000-35,000

PROVENANCE Employee at the Mies van der Rohe studio, Am Karlsbad 24, Berlin; Private Collection, Berlin

LITERATURE Wita Noack, Konsentrat Der Moderne, Bonn, 2008, p. 235

The History of Steel would be incomplete without a chapter titled ‘Mies van der Rohe,’ for that material is greatly reinforced by his name. Mies built all his best-known chairs from seats of steel—chrome, stainless, nickel-plated. Despite a metal fixation, his choice of…
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