Modern Design /06 October 2009


Peter Behrens

desk set
M.J. Rückert
Germany, 1902
sterling silver, crystal, walnut, ivory, felt
11 w × 4 h in (28 × 10 cm)

Set includes tray, letter opener, scissors, pen, knife, inkwell, blotter and stamp. Sold with original fitted case. Signed with impressed manufacturer's logo and touchmarks to each element.

literature: Peter Behrens und Nürnberg, Schuster, pg. 158

estimate: $10,000–15,000
result: $11,250

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