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.

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Details
Creator
Gerrit Rietveld (designer) (Designer)
Of the Period
De Stijl
Place of Origin
Netherlands
Date of Manufacture
1934
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)
Dealer Location
Dronten, Netherlands
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU93141020950
Address
MY MODERN
De Dieze 54
Dronten 8253PS
NL
+31 858889261
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 Located in Dronten, NL
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