|DESIGN||Designer: W.H. Gispen|
Design Period: 1930s
Production Period: 1950s
Attribution: Documented in vintage catalogs or other literature sources
Style: Design Classics | Mid-Century Modern
|VINTAGE CONDITION||Condition: Very Good; no defects, but it may show slight traces of use.|
Restauration: Ztijl Quality Checked | Partially restored | Reupholstered
Wear Due: Visible repair(s) | Light wear consistent with age and use
|SIZE IN CM||Height: 80|
Seat Height: 37
|MORE||Material: Chrome Plating | Leather | Rattan|
Color: black | silver | Wood
Weight: Light – Less than 40 kg
Gispen 404 Chair by W.H. Gispen for Gispen, 1950s
Rare Gispen 404 deckchair designed by Willem Hendrik Gispen for Gispen in 1936. He designed this chair for the deck of the passenger ship the S.S. ‘New Amsterdam’ (of the Holland America Line). A chromed frame with Gisolite (bakelite) armrests and a comfortably padded seat/reclining cushion. This chair was included in the Gispen program as no.404 in 1937 and was in production in slightly modified form until 1966. This is a rare version from 1953-1966. The rattan on the seat of this armchair was broken here and there and has been professionally repaired and it has been reupholstered with a black leather cushion (see photos). Dimensions: h x w x d = 80 x 60 x 100 cm and the seat height is 37 cm. Source: Book W.H. Gispen 1890-1981, page 133 and book W.H. Gispen, 1923-1960, André Koch, page 134. The exact same chair is included in the collection of the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. A collector’s item!
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