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lounge chairs, pair, c. 1960

Upholstery over wood
27 3/4 × 28 3/4 × 33 in
70.5 × 73 × 83.8 cm
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This was Rietveld's first fully upholstered furniture design, originally …

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The Netherlands

This was Rietveld's first fully upholstered furniture design, originally manufactured in the late 1930s by Metz & Co. and reintroduced in the early 1960s. This pair was acquired directly from Metz & Co. by Joan van Dillen, partner in the firm Van Dillen, Van Tricht, Rietveld.

Manufacturer
Metz & Co.
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld
Dutch, 1888–1964
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As one of the advocates of De Stijl (“The Style”), an early 20th century Dutch artistic movement, …

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As one of the advocates of De Stijl (“The Style”), an early 20th century Dutch artistic movement, furniture designer and architect Gerrit Thomas Rietveld championed simple geometry and a palette restricted to primary colors, black, and white. Rietveld’s two most enduring legacies are the Red and Blue Chair, which …

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This was Rietveld's first fully upholstered furniture design, originally …

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The Netherlands

This was Rietveld's first fully upholstered furniture design, originally manufactured in the late 1930s by Metz & Co. and reintroduced in the early 1960s. This pair was acquired directly from Metz & Co. by Joan van Dillen, partner in the firm Van Dillen, Van Tricht, Rietveld.

Manufacturer
Metz & Co.
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld
Dutch, 1888–1964
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As one of the advocates of De Stijl (“The Style”), an early 20th century Dutch artistic movement, …

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As one of the advocates of De Stijl (“The Style”), an early 20th century Dutch artistic movement, furniture designer and architect Gerrit Thomas Rietveld championed simple geometry and a palette restricted to primary colors, black, and white. Rietveld’s two most enduring legacies are the Red and Blue Chair, which …

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lounge chairs, pair, c. 1960

Upholstery over wood
27 3/4 × 28 3/4 × 33 in
70.5 × 73 × 83.8 cm
Bidding closed