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Rationalist Oval Dining Set in Oak, Holland, 1920s



Oak dining set, Dutch Art Deco era, Hague school, 1928 Oval dining table in oak, on juxtaposed oval legs, Dutch, 1920s Rationalist dining chairs, set of four, with sculptural front legs. Rationalist armchairs, a pair, with sculptural arms and legs. Such a Minimalist and modern piece for it's time. two elliptic shapes following a juxtaposed axis displays great knowledge of math, architecture and design. Truly an Avant-Garde item. Certainly an inspiration for later Scandinavian Modern designers such as Axel Einar Hjorth The name Rationalism is retroactively applied to a movement in architecture that came about during the Age of Enlightenment (more specifically, neoclassicism), arguing that architecture's intellectual base is primarily in science as opposed to reverence for and emulation of archaic traditions and beliefs. Rationalist architects, following the philosophy of René Descartes emphasized geometric forms and ideal proportions. [5]: 81-84.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.53 in. (75 cm)Width: 51.58 in. (131 cm)Depth: 39.77 in. (101 cm)Seat Height: 17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Seller Location
    Antwerp, BE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU933421547702

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