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Gerrit Rietveld

Crate desk

$40,000.00

Description/

Rietveld’s Crate series, originally designed for mass production for the department store Metz & Co., had a lasting impact on generations of makers, most famously Donald Judd’s furniture in the 1980’s. The present desk is a rare early example and bears a strong resemblance to Rietveld’s drawing of the model in the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam. Later versions have a central drawer and a plank footboard. Examples of the later version are in the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Vitra Design Museum; and in Donald Judd’s collection at Marfa, Texas.

Stained pine.


Gerrit Rietveld

designer


  • Edition/

    Unique

  • Material/

    Wood

  • Dimension/

    59.7 x 76.5 x 120.0 cm (23.5 x 30.1 x 47.2 in)

  • Style/

    Historic

  • Heritage/

    Holland

  • Ships from/

    Brooklyn, NY


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