Long park bench | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Long park bench

Estimated value: 1500-2000 EUR

Reached Price : 1400 EUR

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2003-05-06

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Lot number: 248

Design

Walter Papst
Manufacturer Wilkhahn

Architonic id

4101763

A rare long park bench, designed around 1958 by Walter Papst for Wilkhahn/Germany, fibreglass reinforced polyester, rough surface, length 240 cm, height 77 cm, depth 70 cm, height of seat 38 cm.
Walter Papst was one of the first European designers to employ fibreglass in furniture construction. The bench offers a range of seating positions for people of different heights. Papst had this idea of his patented.
Literature: K. J. Sembach, Modern Furniture Design, Atglen 1997, page 118.