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Antiques & Clocks - Special Auction Hotel Bogota

by Auctionata


112 lots with images

February 21, 2014

Live Auction

Kurfürstendamm 212

Berlin, Berlin, 10719 Germany

Phone: +49 30 9832 0221

Fax: +49 30 208 980 101

Email: sales@auctionata.com

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Red Leather Sofa Steeped in History, Italy, 20th Century

Lot 1: Red Leather Sofa Steeped in History, Italy, 20th Century

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Description: Leather, wood Italy, late 20th Century Manufacturer: Valdichienti Dimensions: 75 x 176 x 80 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lobby A chic sofa on which numerous film stars have been photographed This leather sofa is a true eye-catcher. The imposing, bright red body on tapered wooden feet immediately catches the eye. Thanks to its classical form the couch is timeless and elegant. For years the sofa stood in the lobby of the Hotel Bogota and was used for numerous photo shoots. Thus the German actress and singer Hanna Schygulla (b. 1943) and the British actor Rupert Everett (b. 1959) were photographed here. The couch was even used as a prop for a photo shoot for the Playboy. A sofa steeped in recent history! The sofa is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It is a little worn out from use, but this only adds to its charm. The sofa measures 75 cm in height, 176 cm in width and has a seating depth of 80 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Sober Mahogany Writing Desk, probably England, 19th/20th C

Lot 2: Sober Mahogany Writing Desk, probably England, 19th/20th C

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Description: Solid mahogany Probably England, late 19th / early 20th Century Hinged desk top Brass handles Dimensions: 114.5 x 76 x 52.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lobby An elegant piece of furniture, whose design looks wonderfully contemporary This writing desk made from solid mahogany used to stand in the lobby of the Hotel Bogota and was used during auctions, lectures and concerts. The body on slender, tapered square legs features a sober yet elegant appearance. The writing surface can be opened. Plain brass handles adorn the two drawers on the front. The desk is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It measures 114.5 cm in height, 76 cm in width and 52.5 cm in depth. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Mahogany Commode with Original Marble Top, c. 1800

Lot 3: Mahogany Commode with Original Marble Top, c. 1800

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Description: Softwood veneered with mahogany, marble Presumably Northern Germany, circa 1800 Fine brass fittings Dimensions: 84 x 117 x 50.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lobby A fine and well-preserved piece of furniture with original marble top This commode with its original, grey-brown veined marble top was crafted around 1800 probably in Northern Germany. The body with three drawers stands on tapered square legs. Fluted pilasters adorn the bevelled side edges. The drawers, which bring the elegant grain of the mahogany veneer to wonderful effect, are adorned with subtle brass strips all around. The commode used to stand in the lobby of the Hotel Bogota. The dresser is in good condition according to its age with signs of age and wear. The marble top is undamaged. A new left handle was added to the lower left drawer. Here the brass strips on the sides are missing. The commode measures 84 cm in height, 117 cm in width and 50.5 cm in depth. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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After Pierre-Jules Mêne, Horse Sculpture 'L'Accolade', c. 1930

Lot 4: After Pierre-Jules Mêne, Horse Sculpture 'L'Accolade', c. 1930

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Description: Zinc cast, with black patina France, around 1930 After Pierre-Jules Mêne (1810-1879) - French sculptor of animals Inscribed on the plinth 'P. J. MÊNE' Poletti/Richarme 2007, p. 79 - Catalogue Raisonné No. CHE22 Overall dimensions (with plinth): 32 x 51 x 19 cm (height x width x depth) Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lobby The 'L'Accolade' is regarded as one of the most famous works by Pierre-Jules Mêne. Bronze casts that were made after this design fetch up to more than 4,000 Euros at international auctions This beautiful zinc cast titled 'L'Accolade' (=Embracement) was made around 1930 stood in the lobby of the famous Hotel Bogota in Berlin. The work is based on a draft by the French sculptor Pierre-Jules Mêne who has depicted here two Arabian horses, called 'Tachiani' and 'Nedjebé'. This naturalistic depiction of horses is regarded as one of his most famous works, which, in general, were highly demanded already during the artist's lifetime. The 'Accolade' was produced in three different sizes and exhibited at the Paris Salon several times. Today, many of Pierre-Jules Mêne's works are preserved at the Louvre, including one copy of our hourse group. The zinc cast is in a visually attractive condition with small traces of age and use. The plinth is slightly scuffed at the lower right side and also shows clear traces of corrosion. These small impairments are also visible with regards to the back of the right horse and the nose of the other. The cast is inscribed 'P. J. MENE' on the right side of the plinth. The dimensions are 32 x 51 x 19 cm (height x width x depth). Pierre-Jules Mêne (1810-1879) Pierre-Jules Mêne was born in 1810 in Paris. Being an autodidact, he concentrated on naturalistic depictions of animals and developed into a true pioneer of his time. Mêne became very famous for his hunting scenes and especially for his horses that suited the taste of his contemporaries a lot. During his lifetime, the artist made more than 150 models that were highly demanded and even continued to be produced after his death. His works can be found not only in the Louvre, but also in the museums of Marseille, Rouen, La Rochelle and Melbourne.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (cbo)

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Hagenuk, Iconic Wall & Desk Phone W 49, Germany, around 1958

Lot 5: Hagenuk, Iconic Wall & Desk Phone W 49, Germany, around 1958

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Description: Hagenuk black Bakelite phone, type W 49 Kiel/Germany, presumably around 1958 Iconic wall and desk telephone with cult status Marked 'W 49' on underside and 'Hagenuk Kiel' on the inside Black finish with dial Easy to convert Dimensions: 16 x 14 x 17 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, from the Green Saloon Good condition This black Hagenuk telephone originating from the Green Saloon of the Hotel Bogota in Berlin is a real cult object! It was made around 1958 and can be used as wall and desk phone. The conversion is quite simple and can be made with a screwdriver on the inside of the phone. The phone number is entered via dial. The phone is marked 'W49' on the underside and fitted with the manufacturer's name 'Hagenuk Kiel' on the inside. It is in good condition, showing minor wear. The phone has not been tested for function, since the connecting cable is missing. The dimensions are 16 x 14 x 17 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Baroque Style Armchair with Velvet Upholstery, around 1880

Lot 6: Baroque Style Armchair with Velvet Upholstery, around 1880

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Description: Oak, velvet Germany, around 1880 Baroque style Dimensions: 121 x 65 x 51 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, telephone room Sitting on this impressive and comfortable armrest chair the illustrious guests of the Bogota made their phone calls in piece and quiet This large armchair is crafted in Baroque style. It features a richly carved base with a curved and open-work central bar with volutes. The legs rest on lions' paws. The sleek, curved armrests, resting on balusters, end in stylised volutes. The seat and backrest are newly upholstered with velvet. The chair used to be in the telephone room of the Hotel Bogota. The chair is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It has a back height of 121 cm and a seat height of 43.5 cm. The width is 65 cm and the seat depth is 51 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Grand Gilt Wall Mirror with Ornately Carved Frame, 19th Century

Lot 7: Grand Gilt Wall Mirror with Ornately Carved Frame, 19th Century

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Description: Ornately gilt frame, mirror glass Presumably Italy, late 19th Century Partly open-work frame Leaf gilding Dimensions: 230 x 105 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, telephone room An opulent wall mirror, which was used as a backdrop for a photo spread by the German photographer Olaf Martens This impressive wall mirror dates from the late 19th Century and impresses with its spectacular frame, which is richly carved with circumferential branches imitating plum wood. The winding branches are partly pierced and the naturalistically carved fruits are modelled in a skilful manner. Originally, the splendid mirror adorned a wall in the telephone room of the Hotel Bogota. It was used as a background prop for a photo spread titled 'In the Manner of Newton' by the German photographer Olaf Martens (b. 1963), which was published in the Spanish newspaper El Pais. The mirror is in good condition with signs of age and wear. There are some cracks and damages to the frame, some of which have been repaired. The inner trim was touched-up. The mirror measures 230 cm in height and 105 cm in width. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms.In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Oak Lidded Chest with Original Lock, early 18th Century

Lot 8: Oak Lidded Chest with Original Lock, early 18th Century

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Description: Oak, iron Presumably Germany, 1st half of the 18th Century Original lock Original bracket feet Dimensions: 81 x 132 x 72.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lobby This oak lidded chest dates to the early 18th Century. The massive body with coffered panels stands on its original bracket feet. On the back the beautifully designed iron bands are visible. There is a small tray on the inside. The original lock is still attached, the clasp is included. The chest used to stand in the lobby of the Hotel Bogota. The chest is in a good condition according to its age with signs of age and wear such as age cracks. The right handle is loose. There is flash rust to the iron fittings. The chest measures 81 cm in height, 132 cm in width and 72.5 cm in depth. The key is missing. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Vintage Coat Stand from the Lobby of the Hotel Bogota, 1960s

Lot 9: Vintage Coat Stand from the Lobby of the Hotel Bogota, 1960s

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Description: Aluminium with brass coloured anodisation, cast iron Germany, 1960s Great retro design Height: max. 184 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Photoplatz' lobby This coat rack stands out with its retro design. On the many hooks are numerous coats and jackets place. There is also an umbrella stand. The coat rack is an original piece from the mid-60s when the hotel was founded by Heinz Rewald, a Jewish emigrant, who opened a guesthouse on the fourth floor of the building and named it after Colombia's capital, where he had lived for many years. The clothes stand shows age and wear. Two hooks are broken, one has been repaired. The maximum height is 184 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Extraordinary Furniture Masterpiece with Marquetry, 20th C

Lot 10: Extraordinary Furniture Masterpiece with Marquetry, 20th C

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Description: Walnut and walnut root veneered with various fruit woods Probably Germany, late 20th Century Curious piece of furniture in the form of an aviary Height: 200 cm Diameter: approx. 90 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Photoplatz' lobby This unusual cabinet - in the shape of an aviary - was crafted by a skilled master craftsman. What is hiding inside? The curious piece of furniture certainly captured the imagination of many hotel guests. The octagonal body made of walnut and walnut root is veneered with various fruit woods. The elaborate marquetry, partly coloured in green, is exquisite. It depicts 24 birds in branchwood, including bullfinches, hoopoes, nuthatches, robins and goldfinches, in front of a root background. An ivory sphere crowns the pointed tent roof, around which runs a profiled cornice with carved corner ornaments. The octagonal pedestal can be opened on the front side, inside there is one shelf. The cabinet is in good condition with signs of age and wear. On the front side there is chipping to the veneer. The cabinet is locked and the opening mechanism is not working. The total height is 200 cm, the diameter is approximately 90 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Black Leather Club Chair, Valdichienti, Italy, 20th Century

Lot 11: Black Leather Club Chair, Valdichienti, Italy, 20th Century

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Description: Leather, wood Italy, late 20th Century Manufacturer: Valdichienti Dimensions: 70 x 90 x 52 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Photoplatz' lobby The actress Alexandra Maria Lara sat in this chair during a photo shoot for the magazine Stern This club chair by Italian company Valdichienti is timeless and elegant due to its classical design. The black leather body stands on tapered wooden feet. In 2004 Karin Rocholl took pictures of the German-Romanian actress Alexandra Maria Lara (b. 1978) for the magazine Stern in this very armchair. The club chair is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It measures 70 cm in height, 90 cm in width and has a seating depth of 52 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. Later the British occupied the rooms at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Six Bentwood Chairs with 'Hotel Bogota' Stamp, c. 1900

Lot 12: Six Bentwood Chairs with 'Hotel Bogota' Stamp, c. 1900

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Description: Bentwood Austria, around 1900 Manufacturer: J. & J. Kohn; attributed to Charles Chevallier Partly with 'Hotel Bogota' stamp Partly with manufacturer's stamp Height: 90 cm Diameter: 41 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Photoplatz' lobby Six Design classics from the turn of the Century These elegant bentwood coffee house chairs are classic pieces of furniture. They are characterised by the typical form with a beautifully curved backrest in the manner of Thonet and others. They have a perforated seat, one shows a floral design. Five chairs bear the stamp 'Hotel Bogota' on the underside, they have been collected over time and used to furnish the 'Photoplatz' lobby of the hotel for many years. The chairs are in fair condition with signs of age and wear. Some parts were glued, one chair shows minor woodworm holes (inactive). A chair is marked 'J. & J Kohn' on the underside, some are stamped 'FIUME' (for Charles Chevallier). The chairs have a back height of 90 cm and a diameter of 41 cm. The seat height is 47 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Gründerzeit Regulator, Ornately Carved, around 1880

Lot 13: Gründerzeit Regulator, Ornately Carved, around 1880

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Description: Walnut case, brass plate movement Germany, around 1880 Gründerzeit Manufacturer: Friedrich Mauthe Schwenningen / Gustav Becker Spring-drive movement with anchor escapement Half hour strike Repetition 8-day movement with company name 'FMS' on clockwork Brass mock compound pendulum Embossed Dial Height: 128 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Photoplatz' lobby Functioning! This old German wall clock dates to the Gründerzeit. The regulator has a spring-driven 8-day movement with anchor escapement. There is also a repetition. The brass plate movement is inscribed with 'FMS'. Four hammers strike on chime bars every half hour. The mount of the brass mock compound pendulum is marked 'D.R.P.', 'Harfen-Gong' and 'GB' for Gustav Becker. The clock has an enamelled chapter ring with Arabic numerals and an embossed dial showing a wood grouse. The blued steel hands are finely pierced. The two-door walnut case is architecturally structured and richly carved. Half-profile columns flank the dial, turned ornaments crown the roof. The doors are glazed with convex and faceted glass respectively. There is a sound opening on both sides. The regulator is in good condition with signs of age and wear. Small parts are missing, the fabric on a sound opening is torn. The total height is 128 cm. The clock worked during a short-time test; but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. A wind-up key is included. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. Later the British occupied the rooms at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Modern Bar Stool from the 'Cinema' of the Hotel Bogota, c. 1980

Lot 14: Modern Bar Stool from the 'Cinema' of the Hotel Bogota, c. 1980

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Description: Chrome-plated steel, leather Presumably Germany, around 1980 Modern design Dimensions: 101.5 x 42 x 40 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'cinema' This modern bar stool shows the quintessential design of the 1980s. The frame is made of chromed steel, the seat and backrest are made of black leather. Until recently the stool stood in the cinema of the Hotel Bogota, where it was used by musicians during concerts, for example by the Andreas Hofschneider quartet with Andrej Hermlin (b. 1965) on the piano. The renowned Berlin swing band plays the legendary songs by the King of Swing Benny Goodman (1909-1986), who, as a young man, incidentally performed at Schlüterstraße 45 at a party given by the entrepreneur Oskar Skaller. The stool is in good condition with signs of age and wear. The stool has a back height of 101.5 cm and a seat height of 67 cm. The width is 42 cm, the seat depth is 40 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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German Grandfather Clock with Open Ornate Oak Case, c. 1870

Lot 15: German Grandfather Clock with Open Ornate Oak Case, c. 1870

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Description: Solid oak Germany , circa 1870 Manufacturer: Lorenz Furtwängler and sons (LFS) Weight-driven movement Anchor escapement Half hour strike on spiral With repetition Ornate brass weights Dimensions: 277 x 78 x 36 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'cinema' Functioning! This large old German longcase clock dates to the Gründerzeit. It has a weight-driven movement and half hour strike on a spiral. The movement with anchor escapement and repetition was manufactured by the company Lorenz Furtwängler and sons. The brass lens of the cantilever pendulum is adorned with putti heads in relief. The brass weights are richly decorated. The shield dial is partly silver-plated and inscribed with 'C. Huntsman Nachf. Berlin'. The spandrels are ornamented with open-work brass appliqué. The architecturally structured case is made of solid oak and opulently carved. Turned columns flank the pendulum case. Volute lion mascarons are attached as pilaster capitals. Semi-sculptural masks are adorn the top as well as the central front. The grandfather clock is in good condition with signs of age and wear. The edges along the lower part show colour and material loss, the dial shows partial abrasions. Small parts are missing. The clock cannot be dismantled, the top can be removed. The movement is marked on the reverse 'LFS'. The clock measures 277 cm in height, 78 cm in width and 36 cm in depth. The clock worked during a short-time test; but long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. Later the British occupied the rooms at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Delicate Ladies' Writing Desk with Art Déco Armchair, c. 1910

Lot 16: Delicate Ladies' Writing Desk with Art Déco Armchair, c. 1910

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Description: Mahogany, oak, brass, leather England and Germany, around 1910 Desk top with black leather inset Dimensions desk: 77 x 116 x 63 cm Dimensions chair: 98 x 65 x 45 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lounge An elegant ensemble exhibiting the delicate design of the early 20th Century This elegant mahogany ladies' writing desk features a sober English design. A black leather inset is embedded into the desk top. There are two drawers on the front. The base is crafted in a simple yet delicate manner. Decorative strips all around set subtle accentuations. An Art Déco armchair with a striking blue leather cover completes this set of office furniture. The chair is in good condition with signs of age and wear. The table shows colour and material abrasions. It measures 77 cm in height, 116 cm in width and 63 cm in depth. The chair measures 98 cm in height, with a seat height of 50.5 cm, and 65 cm in width. The seat depth is 45 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms.In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Dustbin from the Reich Chamber of Culture, around 1930/40

Lot 17: Dustbin from the Reich Chamber of Culture, around 1930/40

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Description: Tin, painted white Germany, around 1930/40 On four little feet Height: 35 cm Provenance: originally from the Reich Chamber of Culture; later Hotel Bogota Berlin Hans Hinkel, vice-president of the Reich Chamber of Culture, might well have used this bin in his office This dustbin was discovered on the attic of the Hotel Bogota and most likely dates from the time when the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture in the 1940s. Vice President Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor, in the subsequent TV room of the hotel. A useful relict from a bygone era! The bin is in fair condition with signs of use on the inside. It shows colour loss, dents and light corrosion. The bucket has been recoated with paint several times. It measures 35 cm in height.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Adolf Reich, Large Oil Painting 'Horse Carriage on Path', 1912

Lot 18: Adolf Reich, Large Oil Painting 'Horse Carriage on Path', 1912

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Description: Oil on canvas Austria, 1912 Adolf Reich (1887-1963) - Austrian painter Signed and dated lower right with 'A. Reich 1912' Dimensions, framed: 179 x 145 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, Lounge In 2005 the painting was used as a background for a photo shoot with supermodel Nadja Auermann for Ermenegildo Zegna This large scale landscape by Austrian painter Adolf Reich strikes with the impressionistic lighting; oil paintings by Adolf Reich fetch up to 23.000 Euro at international auction The work "Horse Carriage on a Path" was painted by the Austrian artist Adolf Reich in 1912. In an impressionistic manner Reich describes this peasant scene of a farmer drawing his cart with a horse along an alley. The monumental trees dominate the scene and the path gives it a perceptible depth. The large canvas supplies a calm and peaceful atmosphere which is accentuated by the loose and broad brush strokes. The painting used to hang in the lounge of the Hotel Bogota and was used in 2005 as a background for a photo shoot by Mark Oliver with supermodel Nadja Auermann for Ermenegildo Zegna. The painting is in good condition with slight traces of age and wear. The dimensions framed are 179 x 145 cm and the dimensions of the canvas are 157 x 122 cm. The painting is signed and dated lower right with "A. Reich 1912". Adolf Reich (1887-1963) Adolf Reich was born in Vienna, Austria in 1887. After his apprenticeship as an engraver he worked as the scene painter for the German popular theatre for a total of seven years. In the years between 1916 and 1926 he frequently participated in the annual exhibition of the Vienna Künstlerhaus. As off 1927 he was president of the newly founded artist group "Wiener Heimatkunst" ("Viennese Local Art"). In 1935 he moved to Munich. After World War II Adolf Reich moved to Salzburg. His works can be found in numerous private and public collections, such as for example the German Historical Museum in Berlin. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Loewe Music Cabinet with Radio and Dual Record Player, 1950s

Lot 19: Loewe Music Cabinet with Radio and Dual Record Player, 1950s

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Description: Loewe Opta Botschafter-Stereo Type 4896 TW Walnut, brass, synthetic material Germany, 1950s Loewe (est. 1923) - producer of entertainment and communication technology Dual (est. 1907) - one of the largest manufacturers of record players With Loewe Opta radio and Dual record player Dimensions: 87.5 x 149.5 x 40 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lounge An iconic piece of furniture endowing every living room with a vintage touch This retro radiogram is a Loewe Opta Botschafter-Stereo Type 4896 TW, featuring a typical 1950s design. In the centre a Loewe Opta radio is installed. Here the individual radio stations were subsequently indicated in handwriting. The right compartment houses a Dual turntable, on the left records can be stored. On the front side there are two doors. Thus, the lower part can be used as a drinks cabinet. Originally the music cabinet stood in the lounge of the Hotel Bogota. The record 'I'm a Believer' by Neil Diamond is included! The radiogram is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It measures 87.5 cm in height, 149.5 cm in width and 40 cm in length. The radio and turntable are electrified. There is no guarantee on functionality, the latter has not been tested. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Trolley Table from the Lounge of the Hotel Bogota, 1960s

Lot 20: Trolley Table from the Lounge of the Hotel Bogota, 1960s

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Description: Walnut veneer, chromed steel, synthetic material, rubber Presumably Germany, 1960s Drawer and shelf with insert for bottles and ice Dimensions: 68 x 77 x 45.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lounge Functional side table in a chic 1960s design This serving cart, from the lounge of the Hotel Bogota, enthralls with its purist design, typical of the 1960s. The modern body made of walnut veneer, chromed steel and synthetic material rests on two small and two large spoke rubber wheels. The lower shelf has an inset for bottles and ice cubes. Underneath, a little concealed, a drawer can be pulled out. The bar cart can be used as an original coffee table. The bar car is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It measures 68 cm in height, 77 cm in length and 45.5 cm in width. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Pair of Armchairs from the Lounge of the Hotel Bogota, 1970s

Lot 21: Pair of Armchairs from the Lounge of the Hotel Bogota, 1970s

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Description: Orange cloth cover, tapered wooden feet Germany, 1970s Colourful 70s design Dimensions: 88 x 74 x 49 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lounge In one of these chairs, the German actress Hannah Herzsprung was photographed for a special edition of the iconic magazine 'The Manipulator' These two armchairs from the 1970s used to be in the lounge of the Hotel Bogota. They are covered with a bright orange fabric - in the typical style of the period. In 2007 the German actress Hannah Herzsprung (b.1981) was photographed in such an armchair by the American photographer and film director Bruce Weber (b. 1946) for a special edition of the iconic magazine 'The Manipulator'. Together with the founders of the influential magazine, Wilhelm Moser and David Colby, and in collaboration with the Studio Babelsberg, the issue was conceived around the theme of Berlin. Both chairs are in good condition with signs of age and wear. The covers shows stains here and there. The chairs measure 88 cm in height, 74 cm in width, with a seat depth of 49 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Modern Coffee Table from the Lounge of the Hotel Bogota c. 1980

Lot 22: Modern Coffee Table from the Lounge of the Hotel Bogota c. 1980

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Description: Chrome-plated steel, glass Presumably Italy, around 1980 Modern design Height: 74 cm Diameter: 100 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, lounge This modern coffee table with a round glass top originally stood in the lounge of the Hotel Bogota. A great relic from the famous hotel, which can easily be integrated into any home environment thanks to its timeless design. The table is in good condition with minor signs of age and wear. It measures 74 cm in height and has a diameter of 100 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Pedestal Desk, Ornately Carved, Gründerzeit, around 1870/80

Lot 23: Pedestal Desk, Ornately Carved, Gründerzeit, around 1870/80

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Description: Veneered oak, synthetic material, brass, fabric Probably Germany, around 1870/80 Gründerzeit Ornately carved Original handles Free-standing With original 1980s telephone and table lamp Dimensions desk: 78 x 150 x 84 cm Height lamp (incl. shade): 78 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, first floor A great ensemble from different stylistic eras illustrating the hotel's rich history This pedestal desk dates to the Gründerzeit around 1870/80. The richly carved and ornamented body rests on flattened ball feet. Pilasters are flanking the doors of the cabinets. The original handles complete the elaborately carved front. The table top is inlaid with a synthetic leather panel (added later). There are three drawers on the front. The left cabinet holds a shelf, on the right there are three trays. The furniture is carved all-around and can be free-standing. An iconic green rotary phone from the 1980s and a table lamp are included. The desk was used as a prop for photo shoots by various contemporary artists. The desk is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It can be dismantled. The inlaid writing surface shows material loss, there are abrasions along the edges, the shelf in the left box is not original. The desk measures 78 x 150 x 84 cm (h x w x d). The lamp (incl. shade) measures 78 cm in height and is functioning. The functionality of the phone has not been tested. No guarantee on functionality. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. Later the British occupied the rooms at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Painting 'Hunting Still Life with Sleeping Dog', 18th/19th C

Lot 24: Painting 'Hunting Still Life with Sleeping Dog', 18th/19th C

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Description: Oil on canvas Germany, 18th/19th century High-quality painting with atmospheric lighting Overall dimensions, with frame: 88 x 107.5 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, first floor, previously in the possession of the Rissmann family This large scale oil painting in the style of Dutch hunting still life paintings of the 17th Century is reminiscent of Jan Weenix or Willem van Aelst This hunting still life is a high-quality oil painting from the 18th or early 19th century, originating from the first floor of the Hotel Bogota in Berlin. The subject is inspired by Dutch hunting still life paintings from the 17th century, for example by Jan Weenix or Willem van Aelst. In the foreground, there is a hunting dog asleep in front of a gun, which was placed diagonally behind him. On the table behind is the hunter's loot: three shot partridges. In the left middle of the canvas appears the horizon with a mountain range featured in an atmospheric evening light. The stretcher and the stucco frame feature each remnants of an old label. The stucco frame has a label showing the inscription 'Jagdstück, Holländische Art'. The painting is overall in age-appropriate condition, showing some wear. The color surface features slight crackle and framing marks. Right above the dog and in the lower left part of the painting, there are restored points. The gold-colored wood frame has major wear, displaying some nicks and material loss. The overall dimensions with frame are 88 x 107.5 cm. The stretcher frame measures 96.5 x 75.5 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Willy Ter Hell, Large Scale Landscape 'Brandenburg', 1910

Lot 25: Willy Ter Hell, Large Scale Landscape 'Brandenburg', 1910

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Description: Oil on canvas Berlin, Germany, around 1910 Willy Ter Hell (1883-1947) - German landscape painter Signed, dated and annotated lower left with „Willy ter Hell.1910. Berlin." Overall dimensions, framed: 160.5 x 220 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, foyer This large scale painting with a wide Brandenburg landscape impresses with its calm harmony; paintings by Willy Ter Hell fetch up to more 1,600 Euros at the German auction market The German artist Willy Ter Hell painted this landscape, which hang in the foyer of the Hotel Bogota, in 1910. In a subtle colour palette, determined by various green tones, Ter Helle described this vast and hilly landscape with a calming atmosphere. As so often in Ter Hell's paintings he has not included any animals or humans and solely focuses on the beauty of the Brandenburg landscape. The painting is in good condition with some traces of age. Minor loss of paint is to be noted in the lower right hand side of the canvas. The dimensions framed are 160.5 x 220 cm and the dimensions of the canvas are 140 x 202 cm. The painting is signed, dated and annotated lower left with "Willy ter Helle. 1910. Berlin.". Willy Ter Hell (1883-1947) Born in East Frisia, the landscape painter Willy Ter Hell (1883-1947) was a student of Heinrich Harder (1858-1935) at the Academy of the Arts Berlin and Eugen Bracht (1842-1921) in Dresden. From 1906, he participated in the major art exhibitions in Berlin and in 1914 he was commissioned to paint the lobby of the New City Hall in Berlin-Schöneberg. He was twice awarded with the Gold Medal: in 1913 in Munich and in 1914 in Berlin.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Porsch, Oil Painting 'Königssee with Watzmann

Lot 26: Porsch, Oil Painting 'Königssee with Watzmann", Germany, 1932

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Description: Oil on canvas Germany, 1932 Signed lower right and dated 'Porsch 1932' From the collection of the Hotel Bogota, Berlin Overall dimensions, with frame: 87.5 x 106 cm Very good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, mezzanine The large scale oil painting offers a stunning view over the Koenigssee and the east wall of the Watzmann This fine oil painting from the collection of the Hotel Bogota in Berlin was created in 1932 by an artist named 'Porsch' and presents a stunning view on an Alpine landscape. The idyllic depiction of the Königssee bears witness to the artist's love of nature in an impressive manner. The mountain stones shimmer in different earth tones, while the trees in the foreground have a reddish tinge, indicating the upcoming sunset. At the left, there is a walker coming down the mountain path, from which he can experience the full beauty of the landscape. The lake glows in dazzling azure. On the right, the occupants of a rowing boat enjoy the crystal clear water. In the background appears an imposing mountain range with the Watzmann, whose verdant mountain slopes shimmer in summery green. The painting is signed and dated 'Porsch 1932' lower right. It is optically in very good condition, showing some wear marks. In the lower area are visible a restored point as well as minor touch-ups and framing traces, which, however, do not interfere with the very good overall impression. The gold-colored wood frame is in good condition, showing slight wear. The overall dimensions with frame are 87.5 x 106 cm, the stretcher frame measuring 70 x 89.5 cm.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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After Alexandre Calame, Oil Painting 'Thunderstorm', c. 1850

Lot 27: After Alexandre Calame, Oil Painting 'Thunderstorm', c. 1850

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Description: Oil on wood Switzerland, around 1850 After Alexandre Calame (1810-1864) - renowned Swiss painter Signed lower right 'Jul. Reime' Inscribed lower left 'A. Calame' Overall dimensions framed: 150.5 x 148.5 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, fourth floor A large work in the manner of Alexandre Calame, enthralling the viewer with its powerful atmosphere; paintings from the circle of Calame fetch up to more than 8,000 euros on the international auction market This oil painting, in the manner of the renowned Swiss painter Alexandre Calame, appears imposing not only due to its size but also due to a dynamic depiction. The centre of the image is taken up by a group of trees whose branches - rendered with fine, partly impasto brush strokes - are whipped by strong gusts of wind. The grasses are also swaying back and forth. The sky appears menacing, crossed by dark storm clouds. In the lower right corner a man and his dog are running to get under shelter from the approaching storm. An impressive and slightly daunting atmosphere determines the picture. Alexandre Calame was known for his impressive landscapes, which he portrayed with great accuracy. Thus the work at hand also echoes Calame's fine painting style and his sense to capture enchanting moods. The painting is in fair condition according to its age with framing marks and partial colour losses. The colour surface is covered by a varnish. There are colour touch-ups to the sky, trees and grass. A horizontal line with colour loss runs through the lower left of the panel. Also the wooden board, which consists of several panels, shows a vertical fissure in its center. On the lower right there is the signature 'Jul. Reime'. Lower left the work is inscribed with 'A. Calame'. The frame shows signs of age and wear. Framed the work measures 150.5 x 148.5 cm, the panel measures 132 x 129 cm in total.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Ornate Golden Wall Mirror, Rococo Style, 20th C

Lot 28: Ornate Golden Wall Mirror, Rococo Style, 20th C

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Description: Wood and stucco Europe, 20th Century Rococo style Golden frame Dimensions: 128 x 83 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, mezzanine This Rococo style wall mirror features an opulent, golden frame in a curved form. It is pierced and decorated with rocaille and floral ornaments. Once the mirror adorned a hallway of the Hotel Bogota. The mirror is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It measures 128 cm in height and 83 cm in width. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Eho Automatic Shoe Polisher, Functioning Classic, 1960s

Lot 29: Eho Automatic Shoe Polisher, Functioning Classic, 1960s

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Description: Iron, metal Germany, 1960s Manufacturer: Eho Schuhreinigungstechnik Distribution: E. Horn Bernhausen Electrified Dimensions: 88 x 70 x 30 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, hallway Fully functioning! This automatic shoe polisher by the German company Eho is a great relic from the 1960s. And it still works perfectly! It used to stationary in the hallway of the Hotel Bogota for years, cleaning the shoes of countless celebrities. The shoe polishing machine is in fair condition according to its age with considerable signs of age and wear. The switch has been added. The machine measures 88 cm in height, 70 cm in width and 30 cm in depth. No guarantee on functionality. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Vintage Iron Clothes Rack from the Hotel Bogota, 1930s

Lot 30: Vintage Iron Clothes Rack from the Hotel Bogota, 1930s

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Description: Wrought iron, painted black Germany, 1930s Functional design Height: max. 195 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, first floor This wrought iron coat rack dates back to the 1930s. It was discovered many years ago in the basement of the Hotel Bogota and probably dates from the time when the Reich Chamber of Culture, under vice-president Hans Hinkel (1901-1960), whose office was located on the 2nd floor of the hotel, had moved into Schlüterstraße 45. The clothes rack is in good condition with signs and age and wear. There is colour loss all-around, the foot stand shows material loss. The maximum height is 195 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Pedestal Desk with Chair, Gründerzeit, c. 1890/1900

Lot 31: Pedestal Desk with Chair, Gründerzeit, c. 1890/1900

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Description: Oak, partly veneered, leather, velvet Probably Germany, around 1890/1900 Gründerzeit Free-standing Dimensions desk: 78 x 140 x 80 cm Dimensions chair: 84 x 62 x 42 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, second floor This elegant pedestal desk served as a background prop for various photo shoots, amongst others for the Playboy This oak pedestal desk dates to the Gründerzeit around 1890/1900. The two-door body rests on bracket feet. The table top is inlaid with synthetic leather panel (added later). Below the desk top there are three drawers. The left cabinet three drawers with wooden knobs, on the right there are three trays. The desk is carved all-around and can be free-standing. An elegant oak armchair completes the set. Its seat is newly covered in velvet, the backrest is upholstered in leather. This family heirloom was a gift from a Swiss guest and served as a background prop of many photo shoots, for example for the Playboy in 2006. The photographer Olaf Martens (b. 1963) also used the desk in pictures for the Spanish newspaper 'El Pais' in 2009. The desk and chair are in good condition with signs of age and wear. The deck can be dismantled. The joints between the armrests and the backrest of the chair are a little loose. The leather on the back rest is worn. The desk measures 78 x 140 x 80 cm (h x w x d). The chair has a back height of 84 cm and a seat height of 51 cm. The width is 62 cm, the seat depth is 42 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Funky Floor Lamp in Colourful Retro-Design, 1970s

Lot 32: Funky Floor Lamp in Colourful Retro-Design, 1970s

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Description: Chromed metal frame, iron base, fabric shade Germany, 1970s Colourful retro design Three light fixtures Height: 160 cm Diameter shade: 51 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, mezzanine This original 1970s lamp used to light up the mezzanine of the Hotel Bogota. The bold fabric lampshade with a colourful psychedelic pattern endows the lamp with the typical charm of the wild '70s. Beware of contagious disco-fever! The lamp is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It is electrified, only the central fixture does not seem to be working. The lamp measures 160 cm in height, the shade has a diameter of 51 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Pair of 'Worpsweder' Armchairs with Rush Wickerwork, c. 1910

Lot 33: Pair of 'Worpsweder' Armchairs with Rush Wickerwork, c. 1910

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Description: Oak, rush wickerwork Germany, around 1910 Typical 'Worpsweder' design Dimensions: 102 x 67 x 72 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, third floor This pair of so-called 'Worpsweder' armchairs is characterized by the removable wickerwork seat typically made from rush and the carved open-work backrest. The oak frame shows a simple design with grooved square poles and round bars. Even more characterising are the flat armrests with an asymmetrical, curved shape and petal-shaped ends. Around 1900 an artists' colony, to which Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) belonged, settled in Worpswede and some of the artists designed chairs of this kind as contemporary versions of traditional wickerwork chairs from the region. Both chairs are in good condition with signs of age and wear. There are some partial woodworm holes (inactive). The chairs have a back height of 102 cm and a seat height of 47 cm. The width is 67 cm and the seat depth is 72 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Biedermeier Cylinder Bureau with Secret Compartments, c. 1850

Lot 34: Biedermeier Cylinder Bureau with Secret Compartments, c. 1850

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Description: Oak, veneered; walnut veneer interior Germany, circa 1850 Biedermeier Stand-up writing surface Original locks Light-coloured thread inlays Dimensions: 119 x 118 x 56 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, third floor A functional piece of furniture with numerous secret compartment for important documents This simple cylinder bureau dates back to in the Biedermeier period, around 1850. The body with three drawers is made of oak and veneered with walnut on the inside. Here fine, bright thread inlays set subtle accentuations. When the tambour is opened an interior with numerous small drawers and a tabernacle in the centre comes to show. Behind it hides a small box with drawers, which can be removed, revealing more secret compartments. A stand-up, felt-covered writing surface is inset into the pull-out desk top, left and right there is an inlaid drawer. The locks are original. The bureau is in fair condition according to its age with damage to the veneer and material abrasions along the edges. There are traces of restoration as well as cracks on the sides and minor wood worm holes (inactive). The fittings and handles were added later, showing some material loss. The top left handle is missing, inside some knobs are missing. The opening mechanism in tabernacle has been removed. The bureau measures 119 x 118 x 56 cm (h x w x d). Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Art Déco Furniture from the Rupert Everett Room, circa 1920

Lot 35: Art Déco Furniture from the Rupert Everett Room, circa 1920

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Description: Fruit wood, veneered Germany, circa 1920 Art Déco Wooden handles Wardrobe with patent connections With original keys From room 433 of the Hotel Bogota Dimensions wardrobe: 208.5 x 200 x 61.5 cm Dimensions bed: 161 x 107 x 208.5 cm Dimensions commode: 77 x 115 x 61 cm Dimensions nightstand: 135.5 x 43 x 39.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, Helmut Newton room The complete interior of the room devoted to Rupert Everett, which was the most photographed and popular room in the house This furniture suite dates to the Art Déco period. The furnishings are made of fruit wood and veneered. A recurring decorative element is a carved, ebonized medallion with flowers. Ebonised handles and feet set accentuations in terms of colour. The three-door wardrobe with interior is partly mirrored. In the centre there are two drawers and a pull-out shelf. The simple beds with asymmetrically shaped back panels can be put together on either side. The cabinet with asymmetrical layout and marble top was probably originally used as a vanity unit. The bedside tables with a faceted glazed top have an upper vitrine which is also glazed. Room number 433 was the most photographed and popular room in the house. It used to be the favourite room of British actor Rupert Everett (b. 1959), known for his role in the romantic comedy 'My Best Friend's Wedding' (1997). Keira Knightley (b. 1985) was photographed here in 2008 by the famous fashion photographer Mario Testino (b. 1954) for the Vogue September Issue. In addition, the cover photo from the second album by Lena Meyer-Landrut (b. 1991) entitled 'Good News' was taken here and Sebastian Koch shot scenes from a film together with Susanne Lothar (1960-2012) in this room. The furniture is in good condition with signs of age and wear such as damage to the veneer along the edges. The wardrobe measures 208.5 cm in height, 200 cm in width and 61.5 cm in depth. It can be dismantled thanks to the patent connections. The beds have a back height of 161 cm, each have a width of 107 cm and a length of 208.5 cm. The nightstands each measure 135.5 cm (table height: 68 cm) x 43 x 39.5 cm. The commode measures 77 cm in height, 115 cm in width and 61 cm in depth. The marble top is a recent addition. The wardrobe comes with three original keys, a key for the bedside tables is also included. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Fine Oak Ladies' Desk with Classic Bentwood Chair, c. 1900

Lot 36: Fine Oak Ladies' Desk with Classic Bentwood Chair, c. 1900

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Description: Oak, veneered Germany, around 1900 Brass handles Openable desk top With classic bentwood chair Dimensions desk: 81 x 103 x 60 cm Dimensions chair: 82 x 43 x 40 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, room 441 This fine ladies' desk features a simple design. In the centre the table top can be opened, hiding a mirror. Thus the furniture can be used as a dressing table. One of the classic bentwood chairs from the dining room complements the ensemble. The German actress and singer Hanna Schygulla (b. 1943) was a guest in room 441, as well as the American photographer Nan Goldin (b. 1953), who used to live in Berlin for some years and created part of her work here. Last year, Berlin-based photographer Fred Hüning (b. 1966) shot his homage to René Groebli's book 'The Eye of Love' (1954) in this very room. The table is in fair condition according to its age with veneer damage and abrasions to the top. The handles are bent out of shape. It measures 81 cm in height, 103 cm in width and 60 cm in depth. The chair shows some colour and material loss. It has a back height of 82 cm. The width is 43 cm, the seat depth is 60 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Edvard Munch, Etching 'Portrait of Andreas Schwarz', 1906

Lot 37: Edvard Munch, Etching 'Portrait of Andreas Schwarz', 1906

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Description: Dry point on Japan paper Germany, 1906 Edvard Munch (1863-1944) - Norwegian painter and graphic artist Portrait of Andreas Schwarz Lower right in the plate inscribed 'Bruno Cassirer Verlag' Published in 'Kunst und Künstler' by Bruno Cassirer Verlag, 1925 Catalog raisonné number: Woll 280, Schiefler 250 Overall dimensions, framed: 36.5 x 27.5 cm; plate dimensions: 19 x 13.5 cm Good condition Provenence: Hotel Bogota Berlin, Zimmer 125 This print is a beautiful example for Edvard Munch's German years; signed copies of this etching fetch up more than 5.000 euros on international auctions Edvard Munch (1863-1944) has created this dry point, depicting a portrait of the boy Andreas Schwarz, in 1906, at a time, in which he lived in Germany. In the years 1905 and 1906, he traveled to Thuringia. Since the turn of the century, Munch increasingly created etchings, lithographs and woodcuts. In this medium, he brought it to true mastery. The present sheet was published in 1925 in 'Kunst und Künstler', the monthly magazine for arts and crafts, together with other etchings by famous artists, such as Lovis Corinth and Leopold von Kalckreuth. Lower right in the plate is the printed mark of the publisher Bruno Cassirer. The sheet is matted and framed. It is in good condition, showing minor wear. The paper is browned, featuring a little stain and crease mark in the lower part. The wooden frame is also in good condition, showing minor wear. The sheet dimensions are approximately 31 x 24.5 cm, the plate measuring 19 x 13.5 cm. The overall dimensions are 36.5 x 25.5 cm with frame. Edvard Munch (1863-1944) The Norwegian painter and graphic artist Edvard Munch is regarded as a pioneer of Expressionism . His works often deal with conflictual issues such as death and loss, being pervaded by a deep melancholy. Munch studied the Old Masters and nude drawing, and subsequently learned with the leading naturalist of Norway, Christian Krogh. His early works are influenced by French realism. However, starting in 1885, he broke radically with this style. The works of the following years should be among his best known works, such as 'The Sick Child'. In 1889, Munch received a three-year art scholarship and went to Paris. In 1891, the artist made ​​the first sketches for his famous work 'The Scream'. Munch's focus was not the optical, but the mental impressions of an experience. Following an exhibition in Berlin in 1892, Munch decided to move to the city. In 1896, he returned to Paris and then to Germany in early 20th century. He produced lithographs, etchings and woodcuts. Due to his great artistic originality in the field of printmaking, Munch today enjoys a reputation as one of the greatest classics of printmakers. In 1963, the Munch Museum in Oslo was opened the public, sheltering a unique collection of Munch's estate. The National Gallery in Oslo also has a rich collection of Munch's paintings. Other major works can be found in the Picture Gallery in Bergen. In 2012, one of the four variations of Munch's painting 'The Scream' was auctioned in New York for 119.9 million dollars, making it the most expensive sold picture of the world. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Oil painting 'Portrait of a Young Peasant Woman', around 1920

Lot 38: Oil painting 'Portrait of a Young Peasant Woman', around 1920

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Description: Oil on canvas, mounted on hard board Germany, around 1920 German painter of the early 20th century Overall dimensions, framed: 47 x 38.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, room 125 The melancholic oil sketch of a resting peasant woman recalls in colour, design and subject to the sensitive portrays of Wilhelm Leibl This oil painting shows the portrait of a young woman holding a white handkerchief to her forehead. Her tired, sad eyes avoid the gaze of the beholder. The dark dress blends with the dark, abstracted background. A fine portrait, whose melancholic mood touches the viewer. The painting is in good condition with light signs of age. The canvas is mounted on hardboard. The colour surface is coated with a thin varnish. There is a tiny colour touch-up to the background. The frame shows only light signs of wear. Framed the work measures 47 x 38.5 cm, the canvas measures 35.5 x 28 cm.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Anna von Schubert, Three Exotic Sketches, Two-Sided, 1932-39

Lot 39: Anna von Schubert, Three Exotic Sketches, Two-Sided, 1932-39

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Description: Mixed media (oil, chalk, graphite) on cardboard Germany, 1932-39 Anna von Schubert - German painter of the 20th century Three two-sided sketches with exotic motifs All works dated by the artist between 1932 and 1939 Two works with the stamp of Hotel Bogota, Berlin Overall dimensions, framed: ca. 53.5 x 64 cm; dimensions of cardboard: 48.5 x 59 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota, Berlin, room 201 This collection consists of three two-sided sketches made by the German painter Anna von Schubert in 1932, 1935 and 1939. The three works of almost the same size previously hung in room 201 of the Hotel Bogota in Berlin. The works were executed in different techniques, such as oil paints, chalk and graphite, showing exotic motifs in an expressive manner. The depictions include an oriental-like portal with abstract motif on the back, which was made in the summer of 1932. In 1935, Anna von Schubert painted a sitting old Asian man, whose face can be also seen in an enlarged version on the back. Also in 1939, the artist certainly stayed in Asia, since her husband worked there for I.G Farben. This seems to be testified by the vibrant colors on one cardboard, which depicts four boats under load with occupants on one side, and the hustle and bustle in a temple on the back. As the works have been painted on both sides, they can be turned. The architectural motif is dated lower left,'29. Aug 32' (verso '25. Juli 32'). One portrait is dated lower left, '16 Feb. 35'. The temple scene shows the date '11. April 39' lower right. Two works bear the stamp of Hotel Bogota. The paintings have normal wear marks. The cardboards show nicks in the corners, small flaws and mounting holes. The accompanying wooden frames feature minor wear. The cardboard dimensions are 59 x 48.5 cm, the total dimensions with frame being 52 x 61.5 cm, 53.5 x 64 cm and 53.5 x 63.5 cm.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Willy Friedrich Burger, Painting 'Horse Cart by a Lake' c. 1920

Lot 40: Willy Friedrich Burger, Painting 'Horse Cart by a Lake' c. 1920

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Description: Oil on canvas, mounted on cardboard Switzerland, around 1920 Willy Friedrich Burger (1882-1964) - Swiss painter Harmonious composition Signed lower right 'Burger' Originally from a Swiss private collection; thereafter in the Hotel Bogota Overall dimensions, framed: 51.5 x 59.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, originally from a Swiss private collection A harmonious composition in muted colours; oil paintings by the Swiss painter and graphic artist Willy Friedrich Burger fetch up to 3,000 euros on the international auction market This oil painting shows a harmonious composition in muted colours. It depicts a horse-drawn cart on the shore of a lake. The surroundings, especially the sky, are rendered with flat, broad brushstrokes and appear almost abstract. Upon closer inspection even the horses only seem like silhouettes composed of individual dabs of colour. A decorative work with a modern touch! The painting is in good condition with light framing marks. The canvas is mounted on cardboard. The colour surface is coated with a thin varnish. There are some small colour touch-ups to the sky. On the lower right the work is signed 'Burger'. The frame shows signs of colour and material loss. Framed the work measures 51.5 x 59.5 cm, the cardboard measures 38 x 46 cm. Willy Friedrich Burger (1882-1964) The Swiss painter and graphic artist Willy Friedrich Burger (1882-1964) lived and worked after studying in Germany, England and the USA since 1913 in Rüschlikon. In addition to paintings, he created posters and book illustrations.Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. What remains is the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history.

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Small Wardrobe from the René Burri Room, around 1900

Lot 41: Small Wardrobe from the René Burri Room, around 1900

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Description: Softwood Southern Germany, around 1900 Art Nouveau With key Dimensions: 190 x 110 x 53 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, René Burri room This small two-door wardrobe was crafted around 1900 and features a simple, elegant design. The body is decorated with fine carvings and mouldings, resting on flattened ball feet. Below there is a base drawer, inside a clothes rail. Green glass windows are inset into the two doors. The wardrobe used to be part of the furnishings from room 333, which was dedicated René Burri (b. 1933), who has stayed here often. The famous photographer from Magnum Photos is renowned for his portraits of Che Guevara, Picasso or Le Corbusier. The cabinet is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It cannot be dismantled. The back wall shows some woodworm holes (inactive). The height is 190 cm, width 110 cm and depth 53 cm. A key is enclosed. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Art Déco Console from Room 428 of the Hotel Bogota, c. 1930

Lot 42: Art Déco Console from Room 428 of the Hotel Bogota, c. 1930

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Description: Walnut, veneer Germany, around 1930 Art Déco Brass handles Dimensions: 73.5 x 100 x 46 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, room 428 This fine console table dates to the Art Déco period. Its design is simple and elegant, the round brass handles set modern accentuations. The table used to be in room 428 of the Hotel Bogota. This was considered the oldest room in the house and was very popular. It was also used as a location by various artists and photographers such as Mark Oliver (b. 1963) for the magazine Qvest. The German photographer is known for his portraits of international celebrities from culture, science, sports and politics. Moreover, the Istanbul born artist Dennis Guen (b. 1956), who lives and works in Berlin, used the room for one of his works. The table is in fair condition according to its age with visible signs of age and wear such as damage to the veneer. It measures 73.5 cm in height, 100 cm in width and 46 cm in depth. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Antique School Desk from the Sibylle Bergemann Room, c. 1900

Lot 43: Antique School Desk from the Sibylle Bergemann Room, c. 1900

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Description: Solid beech wood Probably Germany, around 1900 Pen groove and inkwell hole Beautiful age patina Dimensions: 69.5 x 115 x 42.5 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, room 427 An original piece of furniture from the hotel room dedicated to the renowned Berlin photographer Sibylle Bergemann This antique school desk made of solid beech wood dates to around 1900. It is designed in a simple yet functional manner with a pen groove and an inkwell hole as well as a shelf below the desk top. The desk used to furnish the room number 427 at the Hotel Bogota. The German photographer Sibylle Bergemann (1941-2010) often stayed here, some of her photographs were taken in this very room. Bergemann was one of the most significant German artists from the past decades and is renowned for her predominantly black and white photographs and polaroids. The school desk is in fair condition according to its age with signs of age and wear. It measures 69.5 cm in height, 115 cm in width and 42.5 cm in depth. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Eero Saarinen for Knoll, Pair of Coffee Tables, USA, 1950s

Lot 44: Eero Saarinen for Knoll, Pair of Coffee Tables, USA, 1950s

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Description: Aluminium base, top with laminate in rosewood look USA, 1950s Design: Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) - One of the most famous architects and designers of the 20th century Manufacturer: Knoll International Underside with label 'Knoll International' Diameter: 79.5 cm Height: 53.5 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin Absolute design classics from the 'Tulip' collection by Eero Saarinen for Knoll! These coffee tables are true design classics! Their design was conceived in the 1950s by the Finnish architect and designer Eero Saarinen. The latter was looking for a solution to design elegant chair and table legs. The result of his five-year experimentation was the 'Pedestal Collection' - today also known as 'Tulip' collection - which also included a dining table, side table and chairs. The innovative and now iconic pieces of furniture were produced by Knoll. The tables show significant signs of age and wear. There are discolourations on the table top and colour loss to the foot. The diameter of the tables is 79.5 cm, the height is 53.5 cm. Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) At the age of 13 Eero Saarinen and his family moved to America. His father taught at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, where Saarinen studied sculpture and design. He became acquainted with his fellow students Charles and Ray Eames and cultivated a close friendship with Florence Knoll. Later Saarinen studied at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris and the Yale School of Architecture. After graduating, he toured Europe and North Africa. Back in the U.S. he worked for his father and taught at the academy. Around the same time he first gained recognition for a chair he designed together with Charles Eames. Soon afterwards Saarinen's legendary Tulip Chair went into production at Knoll. During his long association with the company Saarinen created many of his iconic pieces of furniture. (tfa) Knoll International The Hans G. Knoll Furniture Company was founded 1938 in New York by the German immigrant Hans Knoll. Knoll had been in contact with furniture makers from Germany, and was closely tied to the Bauhaus movement. In the 40s, Knoll hired the young designer Florence Schust, whom he married in 1946. The two of them lead the company and designed furniture together with architects and artists. Following the phrase 'good design is good business', Knoll began designing and furnishing office spaces for his clients; further factories were opened. After Hans Knoll died in a tragic car accident in 1955, Florence Knoll continued the venture alone until 1965. Today, Knoll is still one of the leading furniture designers worldwide. (tfa)

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Art Nouveau Furniture from the Helmut Newton Room, around 1900

Lot 45: Art Nouveau Furniture from the Helmut Newton Room, around 1900

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Description: Oak, partly solid and veneered Probably Germany, around 1900 Art Nouveau Marquetry with fruit woods and mother of pearl Period brass fittings Cabinet with wooden connectors Dimensions wardrobe: 221.5 x 139 x 60.5 cm Dimensions bed: 120 x 108.5 x 207 cm Dimensions nightstand: 82 x 42.5 x 40.5 cm Dimensions commode: 124 x 110 x 60.5 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, Helmut Newton room The complete interior of the room devoted to Helmut Newton, which was located in the former studio of his teacher Yva These room furnishings date to the Art Nouveau period. All pieces are made of oak with fruit wood and mother of pearl marquetry as well as band inlays in a checkerboard pattern. The small wardrobe features an asymmetrical design. One door has a gazed window, the other door is mirrored. The brass fittings are not original but from the period. The dressing table with a white marble top and mirror is particularly charming. The bedside tables also have a marble top, with a pull-out shelf and a drawer below. Inside there is one shelf. The two beds can be firmly anchored to each other and stand on brass feet with little wheels. This room was dedicated to the famous photographer Helmut Newton (1920-2004) because it was located in Yva's (1900-1942) former studio. Newton began his apprenticeship with the famous German fashion photographer in 1936. Moreover, the American actor Jeff Goldblum (b. 1952), known for his role in Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, was shooting scenes from the film 'Adam Resurrected' (2008) in this room. The furniture is in good condition with signs of age and wear. The mirror in the right door is new. The wardrobe measures 221.5 cm in height, 139 cm in width and 60.5 cm in depth. It can be dismantled due to the wooden connectors. The beds have a back height of 120 cm, each have a width of 108.5 cm and a length of 207 cm. The nightstands each measure 82 x 42.5 x 40.5 cm. One of the marble tops was repaired on the back, one of the inside shelves is missing. The chest measures 84 cm in height, 110 cm in width and 60.5 cm in depth. Including the mirror the height is 124 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Three-Seater Sofa from the René Burri Room, 20th C

Lot 46: Three-Seater Sofa from the René Burri Room, 20th C

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Description: Wooden frame, fabric cover Presumably England, 20th Century Front feet on caster rolls With three pillows Dimensions: 74 x 190 x 55 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, René Burri room A beautiful and comfortable sofa originally from the iconic Berlin boutique 'Freimuth Hüte' Originally this sofa furnished the Berlin millinery 'Freimuth Hüte'. The renowned boutique had many famous customers such as Udo Lindenberg, Manfred Krug and Mario Adorf as well as greats from the field of politics. The comfortable sofa, which features a beautiful red plaid cover, was discovered whilst shopping with René Burri (b. 1933), the Magnum photographer, who took the famous Che Guevara portrait with cigar. After the shop closed in 2006 the sofa was acquired for room 333 at the Hotel Bogota, where the Swiss photographer was a loyal guest. The sofa is in good condition with signs of age and wear. It measures 74 cm in height, 190 cm in width, with a seat depth of 55 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Serving Cart with Glass Top, Deutsche WK-Möbel, circa 1920

Lot 47: Serving Cart with Glass Top, Deutsche WK-Möbel, circa 1920

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Description: Beech wood, glass, metal Germany, around 1920 Manufacturer: Deutsche WK-Möbel (est. 1912) Underside with label 'Deutsche WK-Möbel / WK 27 / 11' Dimensions: 69.5 x 69 x 45 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, room 446 A great side table in the typical design of the 1920s This trolley was manufactured around 1920 by Deutsche WK-Möbel, a German company known for its innovative furniture systems. The purist design merges straight lines and rounded shapes. The elegant wooden frame stands on three wheels. A glass top is set into the table top, below there is a tray. The trolley is in good condition according to its age with signs of age and wear. The edges show colour and material loss. The underside of the car bears the label 'Deutsche WK-Möbel / WK 27 / 11'. It measures 69.5 cm in height, 69 cm in length and 45 cm in width. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Folding Chair with Leather Seat and Back, Colombia, c. 1900

Lot 48: Folding Chair with Leather Seat and Back, Colombia, c. 1900

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Description: Beech, embossed leather Colombia, around 1900 Foldable Dimensions: 76 x 62 x 32.5 cm Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Yva Studio' An quaint chair in which the actress Keira Knightley has sat This folding chair is one of the relics from the early years of the Hotel Bogota. Heinz Rewald, the founder of the hotel, had brought it from Colombia in the 60s, where the Jewish emigrant had lived for some years. The chair used to stand in the former studio of the Berlin photographer Yva (1900-1942). The British actress Keira Knightley (b. 1985), for example, sat in this chair during an interview for the making-of of her Vogue photo shoot with Mario Testino (b. 1954) in 2008. The chair is in a fair condition according to its age. The leather on the seat is torn in the middle, the covering underneath is worn. The chair has a back height of 76 cm and a seat height of 42 cm. The width is 62 cm, seat depth 32.5 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Three-Seater Sofa with Floral Upholstery, Germany, around 1930

Lot 49: Three-Seater Sofa with Floral Upholstery, Germany, around 1930

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Description: Dark stained beech wood frame, fabric Germany, around 1930 Dimensions: 78 x 144 x 55 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Yva Studio' This sofa - a family heirloom - used to furnish the 'Yva Studio' at the Hotel Bogota, the former studio of the famous Berlin photographer. In the 1930s Yva (1900-1942) lived in the fourth and fifth floors of Schlüterstraße 45 with her husband. She also had her studio here, where Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant. The sofa is in good condition with light signs of age and wear, the fabric is a little faded. It measures 78 cm in height, 144 cm in width with a seating depth of 55 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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Delicate Side Table with Round Glass Top, 1930s

Lot 50: Delicate Side Table with Round Glass Top, 1930s

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Description: Brass frame, glass top Germany, 1930s Sober vintage design Height: 51 cm Diameter: 66 cm Good condition Provenance: Hotel Bogota Berlin, 'Yva Studio' This side table with a round glass top is originally from the famous Kempinski Hotel and stood in the 'Yva Studio', the photographer's former studio space, at the Hotel Bogota for many years. A great relic from the legendary hotel, which blends beautifully into any interior, be is classic or modern, thanks to its sober vintage design. The table is in good condition with minor signs of age and wear. It measures 51 cm in height and has a diameter of 66 cm. Hotel Bogota Berlin The Hotel Bogota at Schlüterstrasse 45, around the corner from the Kurfürstendamm, was founded in 1964 by Heinz Rehwald, a Jewish emigrant, who had fled to Colombia during the Nazi regime and named the hotel after the capital city of his adoptive country. He chose a house built in 1911/12, which used to be a residential and commercial building attracting illustrious residents in the 1920s and 30s. One of them was the entrepreneur and collector Oskar Skaller, whose walls were hung with works by Renoir, Van Gogh and Liebermann. The well-known fashion photographer Yva occupied the fourth and fifth floor with her husband. From 1936 onwards Helmut Newton worked as an apprentice and later as an assistant in her studio. After the expropriation, the house was used by the Reich Chamber of Culture, whose director Hans Hinkel had his office on the second floor. After the war the British used the facilities at Schlüterstraße 45. In 1976 the Rissmann family took over the hotel with a total of 123 rooms and eventually made it to a forum for photography, with temporary exhibitions. Until recently the hotel used to be a famous institution in Berlin. It was used as a location for numerous film and photo shoots. Among the prominent guests were regulars such as the renowned Magnum photographer René Burri and the British actor Rupert Everett, who was incidentally the name giver for one of the rooms. In 2013 the Bogota was forced to close its doors. Remaining are the furniture, paintings and memorabilia telling the story of this unique hotel steeped in history. (tfa)

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