Gerrit Rietveld Prewar Crate Chair for Metz & Co, 1934

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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.

Details

  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Pine
  • 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
    24.41 in. H x 22.44 in. W x 31.5 in. D
    62 cm H x 57 cm W x 80 cm D
  • Seat Height
    11.81 in. (30 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Dronten, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU93141020950
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