Jan de Jong & Dom Hans vd Laan

Circa 1960s. Bossche School high backed chair.
Designed by the benedictine monk and architect Dom Hans van der Laan and executed by Jan de Jong in the 1960s – the chair was commissioned for the Willibrordus church in Almelo which despite being one of the best examples of Dutch churches of the modernist era was knocked down in 2005 as part of a series of unfortunate closures.
Stained exotic woods with copper nails.

h.132cm x w.64cm x d.56cm (seat 48cm)

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Italian minimalist table. 1980s

A 1980s oak and chromed metal table. Ideal size for either a dining table or office desk.

The legs are deep plates of heavy chromed steel and the top has a metal inner frame with an oak veneered top.

h.73cm x w.220cm x d.89cm

Price: 1,250.00 euro

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Ecclesiastical bench & three stools

Dutch Bossche School bench and three stools. Grey/silver stained oak with loose cushions.

This furniture was made as part of the modernisation of a Catholic church in the 1960s-70s.

bench: h.45cm x w.155cm x d.45cm

stools: h.45cm x w.45cm x d.45cm

Prices: x3 stools: 1,600 euro bench: 1,600 euro

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Finely engineered x-frame stools.

Pair of steel modernist/ minimal stools. 1960s.

The beauty of these stools is both in their simplicity and their detail; the quality of engineering. (more photos available on request). The retain their original cream coloured cushions that clip onto a series of small holes to the steel seats.

1,625.00 euro

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Dom Hans v.d. Laan & Jan de Jong (Netherlands, mid-late c20th)

This chair was part of a collection of furniture that we have acquired  (with full provenance). It was previously used as a church lectern.

8,000.00 euro

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