Lot 476: Marcel Breuer. A set of four B3 'Wassily' chairs, circa 1960/70s, chrome tubular chairs with black leather back, arms and seat, 72cm high x 77cm wide. Provenance: Private collection, Italy. Marcel Lajos Breuer (1902-81) was a Hungarian-born architect and furniture designer and one of the masters of modernism. He was one of the first and youngest students at the Bauhaus, founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar. Breuer was first recognised for his invention of bicycle handlebar-inspired tubular steel furniture. (4)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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