Piano chair | Dorotheum

Dorotheum-Piano chair

Estimated value: 14000-18000 EUR

Auction:
Design

Sales date: 2002-12-11

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Lot number: 94

Design

Gerrit Rietveld
Launched in 1923
Manufacturer E. Wessels & Sohn

Architonic id

4102089

A “Piano” chair, designed by Gerrit Rietveld, 1923, manufactured in 1924/25 by E. Wessels & Sohn, Utrecht, round beechwood covered with old red paint, the orginal grey lacquer coating below, the sectional surfaces painted yellow, the legs restored, original band leather seat, the backrest with a later leather cover, height 84 cm, depth 42 cm, width 38 cm, height of seat 53 cm.
Lit. P. Vöge, The Complete Rietveld Furniture, Rotterdam 1993, p. 60.