|DESIGN||Designer: Gerrit Rietveld|
Design Period: 1930s
Production Period: 1980s
Attribution: Marked by Maker
|VINTAGE CONDITION||Condition: Good; fully functional sign of age through scuffs, dings, faded finishes, minimal upholstery defects, or visible repairs.|
Restauration: Ztijl Quality Checked
Wear Due: Normal wear consistent with age and use | Faded finishes consistent with age and use
|SIZE IN CM||Height: 61|
Seat Height: 28
Weight: Light – Less than 40 kg
Crate Chair by Gerrit Rietveld for Cassina, 1980s
Rietveld Crate chair designed by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld in 1934 and made by Cassina, 1980s. Marked and numbered: Cassina, Meubel Makerij Rietveld, Adriaan van Ostadelaan 25, no. 300. In 1934, Rietveld began experimenting with chairs made of wood used to make crates. Rietveld argued that chairs for transport were always packed in crates, which apparently consisted of stronger material than the chair itself. So why not use that material to make a chair. The standard sizes of the crate of wood quoted, as it were, the composition of the furniture. Material: Beech wood. Dimensions: h x n x d = 61 x 56 x 70 cm and the seat height is 28 cm. The condition is good with normal traces of use and wear. The construction is still excellent. Still with the original Cassina cushion, but this is a bit worn and the foam is not good anymore (see photo). The price is for the chair only, not the table. Source: Cassina catalogue (see photo) and book Chairs Faculty of Architecture, Publisher 010 page 216 and 217.
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