Bauhaus Childs Rocker and Race Car by Hans Brockhage

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Item Description

Hans Brockhage & Erwin Andrä Rocking Cart, Germany circa 1950. Reversible Rocking Cart Push Car for children designed by Hans Brockhage and Erwin Andrä under supervision of Mart Stam for the firm Siegfried Lenz Berggieszhübel dating to circa 1950. Hans Brockhage studied from 1947 to 1952 at the School of Fine Arts in Dresden under the supervision of the Bauhaus legend Mart Stam. The reversible rocking cart was originally designed by Hans Brockhage at “der Werkkunstschule” in Dresden (then DDR) under the direction and supervision of of Mart Stam. The carriage was modelled on the shape of the popular Volkswagen beetle. It can be used either as a rocking chair and if you turn it around as a push cart. In 1956 this toy won the “Spiel Gut” prize for the special design. Highly desirable and wonderful as a piece of art or used for its original intended purposes. The rocking cart was purchased from the first owner and is offered in original condition with no restorations, it shows light signs of wear, works perfectly with no repairs, wonderful original patina. Dimensions: Height: 15.75” inches / 40cm Width: 39” inches / 99cm Depth: 15” inches / 38cm Floor to seat: 9” inches / 22.86 cm

Additional Information


Beech, Plywood


Good Wear consistent with age and use.


Height: 14.57 in (37 cm) Width: 39.38 in (100 cm) Depth: 14.57 in (37 cm) Seat Height: 7.88 in (20 cm)

Creation Date

circa 1965