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Side Chair

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chromium plated tubular steel, canvas
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES mid 1930s
    DIMENSIONS 32 x 16 x 21 in. (81.3 x 40.6 x 53.3 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Zalstem-Zalessky
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Simple cantilevered armless chair in the style of Bauhaus furniture by Marcel Breuer; frame appears to be made from a continuous length of chromium plated tubular steel. In profile, the frame consists of a flat base, curving into straight front legs, then into a seat parallel to and roughly the same depth of the base, finally rising into a straight back. All of the corners are rounded. Continuous seat and back made of woven strips of canvas webbing. CONDITION: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Side Chair, mid 1930s. Chromium plated tubular steel, canvas, 32 x 16 x 21 in. (81.3 x 40.6 x 53.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Zalstem-Zalessky, 59.236.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.236.3_reference_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 59.236.3_reference_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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