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ID: 500114124
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500114124

 

Record Type: Corporate Body
Metz & Co. (Dutch furniture and fabric manufacturer, established ca. 1740)

Note: Department store, fabric and furniture manufacturer. Metz and Co. began ca. 1740 as a fabric store in Amsterdam by Samuel Moses Metz. The name Metz & Co. was established ca. 1800. In 1913-1981, the company was active in The Hague. From 1973, it has been part of the Liberty organization. In the 1930s, Metz and Co. commissioned J.J.P. Oud to design chairs which the company manufactured. Metz & Co. built the furniture designed by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld for one of the dwellings of Vier woningen (Utrecht, Netherlands : Erasmuslaan 5-11) which was also designed by Rietveld in collaboration with Truss Schröder-Schräder and built in 1931.

Names:
Metz & Co. (preferred,V,display)
Metz and Co. (V)
Metz & Co (V)
Metz and Co (V)
Metz & Co., Amsterdam (V)
Metz and Co., Amsterdam (V)
Metz Retail Store (V)
Amsterdam Metz & Co. (U)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
Netherlandish

Roles:
textile designers (preferred)
company
furniture makers
retailer

Gender: not applicable

Events:
active:   1913-1981  Hague, The (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
location:   Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
client of ....  Oud, Jacobus Johannes Pieter  1932-1936
................  (Dutch architect, 1890-1963) [500026000]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Metz & Co. (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch furniture and fabric manufacturer, established ca. 1740) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Netherlandish furniture company, furniture manufacturing company and cloth company, established ca. 1740) ..... [CCA]
(artists) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Amsterdam Metz & Co. ........ [MoMA, VP]
.......................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Metz and Co ........ [CCA]
......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Metz and Co. ........ [CCA]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Metz and Co., Amsterdam ........ [VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Metz & Co ........ [CCA]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Metz & Co. ........ [CCA Preferred, VP]
....................  Beckett, W. H. Gispen, Tubular Steel Furniture (1979) 28-45
....................  Oxford Index [online] (2013-) http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100154431
Metz & Co., Amsterdam ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred]
.........................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Metz Retail Store ........ [CCA, VP]
...................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, MoMA, VP]
....................  Beckett, W. H. Gispen, Tubular Steel Furniture (1979) 28-45
....................  Bergvelt, Industry and Design in the Netherlands (1985) 272-273
....................  Byars, Design Encyclopedia (1994) 375-376, 420
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr96037527
....................  Garner, Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts, 1890-1940 (1978) 247, 317
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Küper and Zijl, Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1992) 134-134, 157
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr96037527
....................  Reinhartz-Tergau, J.J.P. Oud (1990) 90-109
....................  Rodijk, De Huizen van Rietveld (1991) 25-27
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP]
.......... Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.......... Oxford Index [online] (2013-)
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