Rare Pair of Bauhaus W199 Chairs by Walter Gropius

$5,500

Walter Gropius (1883 – 1969)

Rare pair of biomorphic W199 armchairs by pioneering Bauhaus cofounder Walter Gropius, for Thonet, in dark nutwood with ergonomic seat sculpted to echo the human form.

Thonet label on the underside of one chair.

Literature: Der Architekt Walter Gropius, Winfried Nerdinger, p. 309; Walter Gropius, Siegfried Giedion, p. 106

  • Origin: Germany
  • Date: 1951
  • Dimensions: 30" H x 23’’ W x 19’’ D
  • Materials: Nutwood
  • Condition: Good vintage condition; wear consistent with age and use, with some minor scratching.

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$5,500

Walter Gropius (1883 – 1969)

Rare pair of Bauhaus W199 armchairs by Walter Gropius for Thonet, in dark solid nutwood.

Thonet label on the underside of one chair.

Germany, 1951

23’’ W x 19’’ D x 30’’ H

Good vintage condition; wear consistent with age and use, with some minor scratching.