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P1230387

Jan van Grunsven (Dutch c20th)

This Scissor sofa was designed by architect Jan van Grunsven in 1959 and was produced by UMS/Pastoe in Utrecht. It has laminated layers of plywood and the original grey-brown wool upholstery and Dunlop foam. Van Grunsven worked as an architect in Gerrit Rietveld’s studio during the 1950s -1960s.

POA.

http://www.merzbau.co.uk

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

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Gerard Geytenbeek (Dutch mid-c20th)

A rare children’s multifunctional toy/chair.

Designed in 1964 for Schilte & Zoon, Ijsselstein, Holland.

http://www.merzbau.co.uk

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