Modern Design /20 March 2005

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Marcel Breuer

Long Chair
Isokon
Hungary, 1935-36
birch laminate, mahogany bentwood
24½ w × 57 d × 27¾ h in (62 × 145 × 70 cm)

Breuer's Long Chair incorporates his earlier interest in bentwood and tubular steel forms while also acknowledging Alvar Aalto's work with plywood. This example dates from the first year of production and features through-tenon joinery connecting the seat to the frame. Branded to top: [Made in England].Literature:Marcel Breuer, Hahn, pg. 29

estimate: $10,000–15,000
result: $9,000

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