Key facts

Product:
MB24 Bauhaus Ash tray
Family:
Bauhaus | Brandt
Manufacturer:
Tecnolumen >
Designer:
Marianne Brandt >
Order number:
MB 24
Architonic ID:
1005542
Country:
Germany
Launched:
1924
Manufacturer groups :
Living room/Office accessories-Ashtrays >
Groups:
Living room/Office accessories-Ashtrays >

Product description

This 1924 ashtray is one of the earliest designs by Marianne Brandt and dates back to the beginning of her activity at the Bauhaus. It consists of a hemisphere of brass on a triangular base and a removable, nickel plated lid with a trian gular opening for the ash. In 1925 this ashtray was illustrated in Bauhaus Book No. 7 by Walter Gropius, “Neue Arbeiten der Bauhauswerkstätten”, Albert Langen Verlag, Munich. In order to ascertain dimensions and materials for the reproduction, we had at our disposal one of the original prototypes, courtesy of the Bauhaus-museum in Berlin. All ashtrays bear the Bauhaus seal, the MB and Tecnolumen logos, and are numbered consecutively.

Material: Brass and nickel plated brass

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