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.