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Lounge Chair, Model 654W

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Birch, cotton webbing
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES Designed 1941; Manufactured ca. 1946
    DIMENSIONS 29 3/4 x 19 7/8 x 28 in. (75.6 x 50.5 x 71.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Rectangular paper label glued to top of rear leg stretcher: "KNOLL ASSOCIATES INC. [black on red] / 601 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK 22. N.Y. [black on white]"
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the artist
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Natural-colored birch armless lounge chair with interwoven strips of brown webbing for seat and back. In elevation: curving, continuous L-shaped back and seat (made of two pieces on each side), supported by four tapering legs that are taller at the front than at the rear. Model 654W.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Jens Risom (American, born Denmark, 1916–2016). Lounge Chair, Model 654W, Designed 1941; Manufactured ca. 1946. Birch, cotton webbing, 29 3/4 x 19 7/8 x 28 in. (75.6 x 50.5 x 71.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 58.121. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 58.121_front_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 58.121_front_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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