Important 20th Century Design /04 December 2005


Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Barcelona chairs and ottomans, pair, from the Philip Johnson residence
Treitel Gratz
Germany / USA, c. 1950
chrome-plated steel, leather
29½ w × 30 d × 29¼ h in (75 × 76 × 74 cm)

A rare, early pair of chairs and ottomans with unique cushion and sling upholstery to ottomans and early cross weld predating Knoll production. The leather cushions were likely replaced by Knoll in the 1970s.

estimate: $10,000–15,000
result: $21,600

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