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1954, Coen de Vries for Devo Wooden Writing Desk with Red Drawer and Formica Top


Beautiful designed, original little writing desk in wood with X-base, red colored drawer and formica top. Coen de Vries is among the Dutch pioneers of Industrial Design Many of Coen de Vries' practical designs where recommended by Goed Wonen (Good Living) a Dutch 50's interior magazine. Original condition, visible wear. This is a beautiful little wooden writing desk with original formica desktop and elegant crossed legs. One of the right legs is a bit crooked as one can see on image 6, but the desk is stabile. Has one red drawer. The right corner of the wooden drawer is chipped (see image #7). On the left front side of the desk top are some minor yellow spots (see image #10). Measure: Weight 13.5 kg The space under the drawer to the floor is 61 cm. Free shipping for Amsterdam, Haarlem and IJmuiden for lamps, chairs, small items as tables and office desks, small not too heavy couches. Rest of Holland €133, for European destinations starting at € 95, depending on the item and country of your selection. Further on discounted shipping to all intercontinental destinations starting at €125, depending on the item and country or state of your selection. We offer a variety of restoration and shipping services, high service white glove shipping, parcel shipping and store-to-door shipping, suitable for all your preferences. Our specialized shipping department can inform you about all the details, ask us for the customized possibilities and very competitive pricing. Key designers for the tubular steel furniture, which became famous in the 1930s by companies as Thonet, Gispen, Auping, Fana Metaal, de Wit Schiedam, and more companies were Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Mart Stam, Rietveld, Gispen, Anton Lorenz, Paul Schuitema, Bas van Pelt, van der Vlught, etc.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 29.73 in. x W 33.27 in. x D 21.66 in.

    H 75.5 cm x W 84.5 cm x D 55 cm

  • Seller location
    Amsterdam, NL
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