Elm wood rush seated chair retailed by Bas van Pelt.
Circa 1930s / Flat-packable (5 parts & wedges)
Fer Semey (Belgium/Netherlands, early c20th)
Table for H.Pander and Sons. Netherlands 1930s
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)
90x90x53cm | Stamped with makers marks to underside
Sybold van Ravesteyn (Dutch 1889-1983)
6 x chairs with nickel frames and sprung seats.
An exceptionally rare set of six modernist chairs designed in 1927. They would have been manufactured on commission. The Centraal Museum in Utrecht has similar chairs in their collection.