ADO and Ko Verzuu No. 4 "Puzzle Box" in Lacquered Wood and Metal, circa 1950s

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ADO and Ko Verzuu No. 4 "Puzzle Box" is made from lacquered wood and metal, circa 1950s. A lacquered wooden puzzle set, made up of geometric parts of pure color. The toy plays on the formal language of early modernism. Ko Verzuu was inspired by De Stijl's elementary means of expression. De Stijl's artists, such as its founder Theo van Doesburg, strove for dynamism in art through the tension of different forms and colors.
Details
Creator
Ko Verzuu (Designer), 
ADO (Maker)
Of the Period
Modern
Place of Origin
Netherlands
Date of Manufacture
circa 1950s
Period
Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Lacquered   Wood
Metal
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
6.75 in. H x 6.75 in. W x 3 in. D
17 cm H x 17 cm W x 8 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU107742122382
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