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"Monroe" Side Chair

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Birch wood, imitation black leather
  • Place Manufactured: Japan
  • DATES ca. 1983
    DIMENSIONS 55 1/16 x 21 3/16 x 21 3/32 in.  (show scale)
    MARKINGS on underside of rear stsetcher - printed white paper lablel with black lettering: TENDO MOKKO CO> LTD / MADE IN JAPAN with the symbol in red of a pair of addorsed Cs. on outer side of rear strecher: brass plate stamped: NO 0221 ISO
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the James Corcoran Gallery
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Isozaki Arata (Japanese, born 1931). "Monroe" Side Chair, ca. 1983. Birch wood, imitation black leather, 55 1/16 x 21 3/16 x 21 3/32 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the James Corcoran Gallery, 1990.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1990.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Marilyn" side chair, birch wood stained black and imitation black leather. The high back formed from two undulating stiles of bent, laminated wood with eight conforming slats and terminating in pointed feet. The trapezoidal seat has a conforming black imitation leather set-in cushion. The front legs are joined by a horizontal stretcher at mid-point with side stretchers extending from it to the rear stretcher, which joins the rear legs. CONDITION - Excellent. Original condition from manufacturer.
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    "Monroe" Side Chair