Dressboy chair Rietveld – Auping
Article number 5292
Dressboy chair Rietveld for Auping. Wim Rietveld designed this true Midcentury Modern Dutch piece of furniture in the 50s for Auping, also Dutch. The dressboy chair is made of tubular metal and has a plywood, lacquered seating and a minimalistic backrest – bulls head shaped. This backrest was specially suitable as a coatrack to hang out a suit jacket. The seating was usable to put on the rest of your clothing. Auping was specialized in bedroom furniture. Of course, the dressboy chair Rietveld is also suitable to sit on.
Wim Rietveld is a son of the famous Gerrit Rietveld, known for his furniture design and architectural work. Gerrit Rietveld was part of the art movement De Stijl. Wim Rietveld designed some really fine Midcentury Modern pieces of furniture for Gispen and for Auping. Like this Dressboy chair Rietveld.
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42 x 46 x 82 cm (lxdxh)
Seating height: 44 cm
Designer Wim Rietveld
Manufacturer Auping, The Netherlands
Condition Vintage condition; traces of use (see pictures)