1957, Wim Rietveld/André Cordemeyer, Chair 416 Version by Gispen Holland


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This is the one and only chair, original in red, introduced on the exhibition in Brussels, 1958. We bought this chair from the family Cordemeyer. This is one of the first chairs ever produced !!

The shell is in fiberglass. Damage, but repaired. Furthermore traces of wear and some loss of paint/coating on the frame.

A red polyester lounge chair model No. 416 designed by Wim Rietveld (son of Gerrit Thomas Rietveld) and André Cordemeyer for Gispen, Culemborg, 1957. This first Dutch polyester armchair was made of on piece of moulded polyester, a new technique for the Dutch furniture making market. This experimental chair was a success and the start of something beautiful. The seat is supported by a tubular solid metal frame with rubber shock mounts. This chair has an amazing original red color with visible fibers and is in very nice authentic condition.

Weight 9 kg

Also 3 chairs, used in the same exhibition in 1958 in Brussels, where the atomium was introduced and exposed, in white ( but painted in white for the exhibition, because original in red too!) available



  • WEAR
    Wear consistent with age and use.
    H 28.75 in. x W 25.2 in. x D 28.75 in.H 73 cm x W 64 cm x D 73 cm
    13 in. (33 cm)