Wim Rietveld & W.H. Gispen '205' Chairs in Red and Blue Skai for Kembo

$780.00 USD

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Wim Rietveld and Willem Gispen for Kembo, '205' dining chairs, skai leather and metal, the Netherlands, 1954.

The '205' chair is a design by Wim Rietveld and W.H. Gispen, manufactured by Kembo. The backrest features a playful, funky shape that embrace you when you sit down. The frame is made of enameled steel. The seat and back are upholstered in blue/red leatherette.

Please note that the price is per item. not for the set.

Kembo stands for 'Kom Maar Eerst Bij Ons' which means first come to us, presumably as a message to the Gispen company that W.H. Gispen had left in 1949.

Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Wim Rietveld (Designer)
  • dimensions H 31.89 in. x W 24.41 in. x D 21.66 in.
  • manufacturingdate 1954
  • material Metal, Leather, Faux Leather
  • origin Netherlands
  • period 1950-1959
  • seatheight 17.92 in. (45.5 cm)
  • style Mid-Century Modern
  • wear Wear consistent with age and use.