Cees Braakman for Pastoe Writing Desk EU01, Japanese Serie in Teak and Black Steel. The Netherlands, 1950s. Ref. OD011


This small Dutch Design writing desk, model EU01 of the Japanese Serie was designed by Cees Braakman in the 1950s and produced by Pastoe, The Netherlands. It is made from teak wood and has black steel legs. The writing surface seems to float and the design can be considered minimalistic. On the right side the desk features 2 equal small drawers. The key of the top drawer is missing. The whole desk is in a very well preserved vintage condition with some minor wear consistent its age and use.



  • Designer: Cees Braakman
  • Type: Writing desk, model EU01, Japanese Serie
  • Manufacturer: Pastoe
  • Year: 1950s
  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Materials: Teak, Steel Frame
  • Condition: Very well preserved, wear consistent age and use
  • Height: 70 cm
  • Width: 120 cm
  • Depth: 59 cm
  • Leg space: H 62 cm, W 70 cm
  • Ref.: OD011