Gispen chair Wim Rietveld (type 216); This vintage chair with bakelite armrests was designed by Wim Rietveld and made at Gispen in 1952. The frame is made of steel and the seat and backrest are made of curved beech plywood, mounted on elastic rubber discs. The seat height is 45 cm and the seat depth is 45 cm. This vintage chair is upholstered with black vinyl (original). Considering its age this vintage Gispen chair is in good condition, some scratches on the seat (see pictures).