Wim Rietveld & W.H. Gispen '205' Chair in Red for Kembo

$780.00 USD

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Wim Rietveld and Willem Gispen for Kembo, large set of 25+ '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 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, 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.