Paul McCobb (USA 1917-69)
Circular low table. Teak wood and steel.
Dia.90cm; Height 38cm
This table was designed as part of a range of simple mahogany wood and steel tables. They were retailed by Metz & Co., in Amsterdam (image 3). The table has a light grey painted finish which we presume is original. The brochure in image 2 shows the tables with a natural wood finish – Although the Metz & Co., image (image 3) shows one of the tables with a painted finish.
Vanity / dressing table-desk_Design attributed to either W.Penaat or H.Wouda.
Produced by Pander & Zonen 1920s
Willem Penaat (Netherlands 1875-1957)
Upholstered lounge chair. Circa 1935
Produced under the control of Metz & Co. Amsterdam.
The second image shows one of these chairs in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
1960s small constructivist coffee trolley/table in the manner of Metz & Co.
This modernist table is composed of various sections that clip together using press studs normally found on clothing.
Elmar Berkovich (Nl. 1897-1986)
Low table for Metz & Co. 1930s. Painted wood/ plywood and glass.
Elmar Berkovich was a leading furniture designer and interior designer in the Netherlands in the period 1925-1965. Before the Second World War he was employed by the Metz & Co company in Amsterdam, then at Philips in Eindhoven. In his interior assignments for large complexes such as factories, offices and hospitals, his attention was mainly focused on the ambiance, the lighting and the use of colour.
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