Klaus Grabe Attributed Plywood with Woven Cord Chair, US, 1940s

Grabe, Klaus
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Lounge Chairs
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United States
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1940s

A rare 1940s armchair attributed to Klaus Grabe for Robert Kayton, New York. The brown plywood frame has a white plastified cord woven into it. Bauhaus trained Klaus Grabe left Germany in the 1930s for Mexico. Here Grabe worked together with fellow Bauhaus student Michael van Beuren and Morley Webb. This team was part of the MoMa Organic Design in Home Furnishings Competition and exhibition in 1941. Later in the 1940s, Grabe moved to New York, where he specialized in plywood furniture.

  • 1439
  • Price on request
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