Einpunkt chairs | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Einpunkt chairs

Estimated value: 1600-2000 EUR

Reached Price : 2400 EUR

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2002-12-11

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Lot number: 178

Design

Hans Bellmann
Launched in 1951/52
Manufacturer Horgen-Glarus

Architonic id

4102132

A set of four "Einpunkt“ chairs, designed by Hans Bellmann, 1951/52, for Horgen-Glarus AG Möbelfabrik, Glarus, Switzerland, marketed by the Wohnbedarf AG Zurich/Basel, black lacquered moulded plywood seat shell, chromium plated frame, height 80 cm, depth 54 cm, width 40 cm, height of seat 46 cm, fragments of a red “HorgenGlarus” paper label. The design won several awards, e.g. the "Gute Form” Prize in 1954.
Lit. Hans Bellmann (1911–1990), Architekt und Industrie-Entwerfer, Wohnbedarf AG, Basel 1991, pp. 22/23 - Schweizer Möbel und Interieurs im 20. Jahrhundert, edited by Arthur Rüegg, Basel 2002, p. 365.