The zigzag chair with armrest is a variant on the well-known model of the zigzag dining chair, which lacks these. The fauteuils were produced in small numbers, almost invariably by the firm Metz & Co.
For further examples, see Peter Vöge, The complete Rietveld furniture, Rotterdam, 1993, pp. 86/87, no. 127; Marijke Küper and Ida van Zijl, Gerrit Th. Rietveld, the complete works, exhib. cat. Centraal Museum Utrecht, 1992, p. 146; and Petra Timmer, Metz & Co., de creatieve jaren, Rotterdam, 1995, p. 130, ill. 180.