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Side Chair (Model 666WSP)

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Birch, webbing
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1941-1942
    DIMENSIONS 30 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (78.1 x 43.8 x 54 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signatures
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 84.274
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Geoffrey N. Bradfield
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Jens Risom (American, born Denmark, 1916-2016). Side Chair (Model 666WSP), 1941-1942. Birch, webbing, 30 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (78.1 x 43.8 x 54 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Geoffrey N. Bradfield, 84.274. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.274_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 84.274_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Side chair (Model 666WSP), natural birch with black webbing. Simple chair frame with black-webbed seat and back. Both stiles made from a single piece of wood, tapering in toward seat from bottom and top. Each side seat rail is triangular in elevation, tapering in toward the front. The front legs are higher than the rear legs. CONDITION: Fair. Frame is worn, bruises and scars throughout, especially to edges of all legs. Webbing stained in many places and wearing away on proper right seat, third row of webbing from back.
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