A rare pair of armchairs by Dutch designer Bas Van Pelt designed in 1936. The beautifully curve crafted beechwood frame perfectly depicts Bas Van Pelt's unique avant-garde yet minimalist style and workmanship. This model chair can be found in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (Municipal Museum Amsterdam) and its corresponding website.
Creator: Bas Van Pelt Origin: Netherlands In the style of: Art Deco Date of Manufacture: 1936 Materials and techniques: - Curved beechwood frame - Woven rope backrest and seat Condition: Good Wear: The raffia shows signs of wear around the edges and to the the seat consistent with age and use Dimensions: Height: 74 cm I Width: 60 cm I Depth 66 cm Weight: 10 kg Number of items: 2
About Bas Van Pelt
Bas Van Pelt was a interior and furniture designer whose work is marked by a clean, modernist aesthetic inspired by the Amsterdam School and designers such as Hendrik Wouda (1885-1946) and Jan Muntendam (1882-1938). Active in the resistance during the Second World War, Van Pelt was imprisoned in a concentration camp and died shortly after it was liberated.