Sale 18DD02 | Lot 152

Gerrit Rietveld Painted White Glazed Ash Zig-Zag

Catalogue: Doyle+Design
Gerrit Rietveld Painted White Glazed Ash Zig-Zag

Lot Details

Lot 152
Gerrit Rietveld Painted White Glazed Ash Zig-Zag
Designed 1932-34 and made by Gerard van de Groenekan, circa 1960
Height 30 3/4 inches, width 14 3/4 inches, depth 15 3/4 inches, depth of seat 14 3/4 inches.
Peter Voege, The Complete Rietveld Furniture, Rotterdam, 1993, pp. 82-83;
Daniele Baroni, Furniture of Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, New York, 1978, p. 136.
A pair of similarly painted Zig-Zag chairs were sold Sotheby's, Paris, November 22, 2017, lot 93; and another single example sold Phillips, New York, December 8, 2005, lot 56.

C A Private Collection of Important Design

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $6,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition overall; structurally sound; losses to painted surface as expected in this model; bottom plank with 3 inch loss, but presumably as made given paint residue on surface; painted surface with crackelure overall; bottom panel with cracks and underside with metal brace to stabilize

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $6,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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