P1280375

Fer Semey (Belgium/Netherlands, early c20th)

Table for H.Pander and Sons. Netherlands 1930s
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In 1933 the controversial but now little known Belgian designer Fer Semey took over from Henk Wouda at the Pander company (H.Pander en Zonen /1850-1985 in The Hague, Zoetermeer and Rotterdam), and began to lead the company away from the companies distinguished middle class Hague School/Art Deco-like style for which it had become synonymous towards a more strictly cubistic one…(The Hague School had always incorporated De Stijl influenced geometrical elements, but Semey’s designs took it to a new level of aesthetic strictness and simplicity)
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90x90x53cm | Stamped with makers marks to underside

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http://www.merzbau.co.uk

http://www.merzbau.vpweb.co.uk

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