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"Efebo" Chair

Decorative Arts

DESIGNER Stacy Dukes
MEDIUM Molded orange plastic, injection molded cycolac ABS resin
  • Place Manufactured: Milan, Italy
  • DATES ca. 1970
    DIMENSIONS 15 1/8 x 16 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (38.4 x 41.3 x 48.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Molded on bottom of seat "S.R.A. AREMIDE MILLANO / MODELLO EFEBO / DESIGN STACY DUKES / MADE IN ITALY / PATENT 24316". To left of mark is a square containing half a female face.
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 74.192.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Bonniers, Incorporated
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION S. R. A. Artemide. "Efebo" Chair, ca. 1970. Molded orange plastic, injection molded cycolac ABS resin, 15 1/8 x 16 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (38.4 x 41.3 x 48.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bonniers, Incorporated, 74.192.3. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 74.192.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Chair, molded orange plastic, injection molded cycolac ABS resin. Low back, seat scooped out in general form of tractor seat. Rounded cornered front and rear legs, which create large, arched openings on front and sides. Smaller arched openings at back due to wider rear legs. CONDITION - Scratches in seat area; scrape on front left foot and scrape on seat front at the right.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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    "Efebo" Chair