Zig-Zag chair Gerrit Rietveld Metz Co A


Zig-Zag chair by Gerrit Rietveld made for/by Metz & Co.

name: Zig-Zag chair
designer: Gerrit Rietveld
manufacturer: Metz & Co, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
design year: 1932-34
year of manufacture: 1954-55

completely original, with 65 years of patina; something is original only once, if we clean these up we lose the patina and that you can never get back

we acquired two of these chairs from the original owner who purchased them in Metz & Co. in Amsterdam in 1955

solid oak with brass screws and nuts

an icon of the De Stijl art movement

there are similar zigzag chairs in the Centraal Museum Utrecht AND the Schröder House

minimalist architectural design

with its oblique/slanted/diagonal line, this is iconic Dutch design from the 1930s

dimensions: 45 D x 37 W x 74 H cm
seat height: 45 cm

see page 215 from: “1000 Chairs” Charlotte & Peter Fiell, Taschen 1997

price is per chair

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