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Oase Armchair by Wim Rietveld for Ahrend De Cirkel, 1958

Oase Armchair by Wim Rietveld for Ahrend De Cirkel, 1958

An Oase armchair designed by Wim Rietveld with a dark brown enameled metal frame and new red colored upholstery from De Ploeg. The bakelite armrests are intact and the frame has almost no signs of use. Wim Rietveld received the "Signe d'Or" for the design of this chair in 1959. Wim Rietveld (1924-1985) was a Dutch architect and designer, known for his industrial designs. He was a son of the world-famous architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld. Wim Rietveld studied to be a designer at the Royal Academy in The Hague. His high quality graduation project made such an impression on Willem Gispen, that he invited Wim Rietveld to work at his company Gispen. Rietveld worked at Gispen from 1953-1957. His award winning Oase chair, which he designed in 1958, was manufactured by Ahrend de Cirkel in Amsterdam.

Designer:Wim Rietveld
Manufacturer/Maker: Ahrend De Cirkel
Design Period:1950 to 1959
Year of Production:1958
Country of Manufacture: Netherlands

    Condition: Very good
    Restoration and Damage Details: Almost no signs of wear, reupholstered.
    Quantity 3
    Materials: Bakelite, Enamel, Metal, Upholstery
    Color: Brown, red
    Width: 59 cm / 23 inch
    Depth: 70 cm / 28 inch
    Height: 77 cm / 30 inch
    Seat Height: 40 cm / 16 inch

    Delivery by appointment, worldwide shipping on request

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