Two original Zig Zag Chairs made from painted wood and brass hardware were sold at Auction at Sothebyâ€™s. The chair unadorned and the cantilever concept broke new ground in furniture design. They were designed by Gerrit Rietveld and manufactured by Gerard van de Groenekan, De Bilt, in the Netherlands, and then Cassina Italy from 1971.
Zig Zag Chairs, $40,625, Sold at Auction, at Sothebyâ€™s
Friday, December 19th, 2008
1938 Gerrit Rietveld Zig Zag Chair Sells for $40,625 | Daily Icon