Bauhaus-era Christmas Ornament set

IC design

  • $195.00

Designed In: 1929/30

Designed around 1930 for private use by architect Johannes Gabriel while he was faculty at the Bauhaus Dessau School, and mentioned in Christbaum Schmuck, by Eva Stille.  The original set of 12 ornaments was acquired by Peter Kahane at an auction comprising of several other Gabriel family possessions and archives. Reproduced to exact scale and color, the re-edited set was released in celebration of the centennial of the Bauhaus (1919-2019), their geometric forms being both traditional in Germany as well as reminiscent of the costume designs of Oskar Schlemmer for Tragic Ballet. Hand-crafted in the Black Forest of solid maple.  

Item Description: Set of 12 handmade ornaments, gift boxed

Materials: Turned maple wood and string

Dimensions: H: 1.25" (bell) / H: 4" (cones)

Care Instructions: Dust with soft cloth

Made In: Germany

Manufacturer: IC Design