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Carl Auböck

Chess set

Patrick Parrish has taken a leading role in the documentation of work by Carl Auböck II, the Viennese modernist designer and craftsman. Working across a broad material palette, Auböck concentrated his formidable energies on small-scale domestic objects, all functional but with extraordinary sculptural presence. Recognized with four Compasso d’Oro awards at the Milan Triennale in the 1950s, he collaborated with his son and namesake Carl Auböck III, with the workshop eventually producing over 4500 unique forms.

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Artist
Carl Auböck
Material
Brass
Contributing Gallery
Patrick Parrish Gallery
Period
c. 1950s
Dimensions
in × in × in
0.0 cm × 0.0 cm × 0.0 cm
Complete chess set, tallest piece 4.5in, shortest piece 1.5in

Complete chess set, tallest piece 11.43cm, shortest piece 3.81cm

ID
parrishca03-01
Image credit: Clemens Kois for Patrick Parrish Gallery
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