Lot 500: Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964)



2015-07-08 11:52:20

Lot 500: Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964). Zig Zag chair, pine construction with brass screws and nuts, original paper label printed 'Gerrit Rietveld 1934', branded 'H.G.M. G.A.V.d Groenekan De Bilt Nederland', 75cm high x 35cm wide. Provenance: Private Collection, Italy. Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (1888-1964) was a Dutch furniture designer and architect, and one of the principal members of the Dutch artistic movement De Stijl. Rietveld was famous for his Red and Blue chair and Zig Zag chair designed in 1934 which was designed for Rietveld's Schroder House in Utrecht. Marijke Kuper and Ida van Zijl, Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964, Het volledige werk, Utrecht, 1992, pp. 145-147, no. 189 (1) Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015 Thursday, 16th July 2015 Estimate: £8000-12000
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