The Netherlands, 1947
14¼ w × 17 d × 29 h in (36 × 43 × 74 cm)
Rietveld made these examples of his iconic Zig-Zag chair for the Jesse family as tokens of his appreciation for their hospitality during his lengthy stay at their home in Ameide, Holland in the 1940s. A letter from a family member describing this provenance accompanies the lot.
provenance: Jesse family, Ameide, HollandPrivate collection, Antwerp
literature: The Complete Rietveld Furniture, Voge, ppg. 126-127 discuss similar forms of this chair that were made for the Jesse family