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Rob Parry Sofa for Gelderland, Netherlands, 1960

Documentation Signed
Origin Netherlands
Period 1950-1979
W. 25.59 in; H. 30.31 in; D. 65.35 in;
W. 65 cm; H. 77 cm; D. 166 cm;
Seat H. 17.72 in;
Seat H. 45 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1960
Description In stock: 1.

This is a beautiful Dutch design sofa designed by Rob Parry, manufactured by Gelderland in the Netherlands, circa 1960.

It has a beautiful beige metal base hand tropical hard wooden armrests. Upholstered in high quality beige leather. It’s very recognizable shape and quality crafting makes this piece a wonderful addition to any decor. A great find for any design enthousiast. We also have a matching set of lounge chairs available, giving you the chance to create a one of a kind living room set!

In good vintage condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Rob Parry (born in The Hague, Netherlands, 1925) studied at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague where his most important teachers were Cor Alons, Paul Schuitema and Gerrit Rietveld, whom Parry worked for. It was Rietveld’s firm that laid the foundation for Parry’s interest in exhibition design.

In 1950, Rob Parry started his own firm. Emile Truijen was his design partner from 1954 to 1958. Together they developed a myriad of designs, including one of the icons of Dutch design: the double post box. Up until 1995, he designed interiors, furniture, stands, exhibitions, jewellery, lettering and toys. In his designs, Rob Parry experimented with new materials and techniques. Designs by Rob Parry are included in the collections of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam, the Museum for Communication in The Hague and the Stedelijk Museum in ’s Hertogenbosch.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 272178
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