Lot 3216
After Gerrit Rietveld, Elling Sideboard
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
After the 1919 original, ash with white painted highlights, the case with an upper backsplash, two central hinged cabinet doors with shelved interior flanked by four small drawers, straight legs, signed and dated 2008.

41 x 78 x 17.5 in.

From the Collection of James McGlothlin, Louisburg, North Carolina

Rietveld (Dutch, 1888-1964), an accomplished architect and designer was a founder of the De Stijl movement and heavily involved with the Bauhaus school. This example of his "Elling Sideboard" was designed for fellow architect Piet Elling, the original was destroyed in a fire.

The consignor, James McGlothlin (contemporary American architect), has carefully hand built some of Rietveld's most iconic designs.

The top surface with ring mark towards left edge and slight warp.