Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

custom desk
Germany, c. 1955
leather over wood, stainless steel
67½ w × 31¾ d × 29 h in (171 × 81 × 74 cm)

provenance: Collection of Annie Leibovitz, New York

literature: Mies van der Rohe: Furniture and Interiors, Blaser, ppg. 46-47 show drawings for similar examples

estimate: $15,000–20,000
result: $15,600

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