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Gerrit Rietveld Prewar Crate Chair for Metz & Co, 1934


Gerrit Rietveld Crate chair for Metz & Co. Provenance: A highly regarded Dutch family with an interesting and versatile furniture and art collection. This chair was bought, by one of the deceased family members, in the 1930s at Metz & Co in Amsterdam and had been in the same family since. The original white paint was a bold modern statement in the 1930s. An exceptional early (prewar) Rietveld chair. Age and authenticity are confirmed by the most important Rietveld expert.


  • Condition
    Good. Structurally sound, the original putty on some of the screws has fallen off. A very easy restoration, but we decided to keep it like this..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 24.41 in. x W 22.45 in. x D 31.5 in.

    H 62 cm x W 57 cm x D 80 cm

  • Seat height
    11.82 in. (30 cm)
  • Seller location
    Dronten, NL
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