Found this Ceramic Street Chair in Rotterdam
Sold as lot of the important Boyd collection sale of Wright for a whopping $40,000 while estimated at $7,000–9,000. Produced by Berliner Metallwerkstätten Josef Müller, Germany, 1930.
provenance: Custom-ordered in 1930 by Adriaan Roland Holst, Sloterdijk, The Netherlands | Annie ’Rolanda’ Roland Holst | Richard Roland Holst | Private Collection, California | Collection of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd
Adriaan Roland Holst was a Dutch writer, nicknamed the “Prince of Dutch Poets”. He was the second winner, in 1948, of the Constantijn Huygens Prize. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Holst was the nephew of painter Richard Roland Holst and writer Henriette Roland Holst. Wikipedia
Born: May 23, 1888, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: August 5, 1976, Bergen, Netherlands
Education: University of Oxford (1908–1911)
This rare Zwaan Chair by Gerrit Rietveld was sold at a November 8, 2018 Wright Auction of the Boyd Collection. It was estimated $10,000–15,000 and sold for $25,000.
Sold at Phillips October 18, 2018 for £16,250 while estimated at £15,000 – 20,000
October 18, 2018 two armchairs by Renzo Zavanella were sold at Phillips for £35,000 while estimated between £18,000 – 24,000.