1960s “Red and Blue” Chair by Gerrit Rietveld for Groenekan with Original Crate
C. 1960, Netherlands
This incredible “Red and Blue” chair is an original design by Gerrit Rietveld, manufactured by Groenekan in the Netherlands in early 1960. Groenekan was Rietveld’s personal furniture maker who manufacturered all of his original designs. This specific chair was originally made for the American architect Stuart Cohen and Groenekan also made the custom wooden crate for transportation of the chair to the US. However, the sale got canceled and instead purchased by Rietveld collector and architect Ha...