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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1919

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

2021

  • You found it!

Chess Set, 1924

This is a Chess set. It was designed by Josef Hartwig and manufactured by Bauhaus. It is dated 1924. Its medium is pear wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by George R. Kravis II. It is credited Gift of George R. Kravis II.

  • Cavagnole Game Board
  • papier mache, painted and gilded decoration.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1921-22-207

Its dimensions are

Box: H x W x D: 5.4 × 12.4 × 12.4 cm (2 1/8 × 4 7/8 × 4 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Chess Set, 1924; Designed by Josef Hartwig (German, 1880 - 1956); pear wood; Box: H x W x D: 5.4 × 12.4 × 12.4 cm (2 1/8 × 4 7/8 × 4 7/8 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2018-22-41-1/34

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