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Gerrit Rietveld Prewar Crate Chair for Metz & Co, 1934

$8,850.00

Item Description

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.

Additional Information

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

Measurements

Width: 22.44 in. (57 cm);
Height: 24.41 in. (62 cm);
Second height: 11.81 in. (30 cm);
Depth: 31.5 in. (80 cm)