Dining room cupboard

Ulla Schnitt-Paul / Bruno Paul

from the series „Festliches Speisezimmer“ („festive dining room“)
Design: Ulla Schnitt-Paul (marquetry) and Bruno Paul (cabinet body) , 1937,
manufactured by Deutsche Werkstätten Dresden-Hellerau,
Type no. 42010 from the series “Handgearbeitete Möbel” („handmade furniture“).

Makassar-ebony and palisander, root wood, maple wood, gaboon and other exotic woods,
veneered on soft wood and ply wood

Literature: Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden (ed.): Gegen die Unsichtbarkeit. Designerinnen der Deutschen Werkstätten Hellerau 1898 bis 1938, ex.-cat. Kunstgewerbemuseum Dresden, Nov. 3, 2018 – March 3, 2019, Munich 2018, p. 90, cat. no. 188.

Height: 160 cm, width: 195 cm (below 215 cm), depth: 40 cm

Ulla Schnitt (1908 - Berlin - 1957) was a painter, wood marquetry artist and textile designer who helped shape the style of the Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau in the 1930s and 40s. She worked closely with the architect and interior designer Bruno Paul, whom she also married in 1941.