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Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chrome-plated tubular steel, upholstery
DATES ca. 1934
DIMENSIONS 17 1/2 x 21 x 22 1/2 in. (44.5 x 53.3 x 57.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Modernism Benefit Fund
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CAPTION Kem Weber (American, born Germany, 1889-1963). Stool, ca. 1934. Chrome-plated tubular steel, upholstery, 17 1/2 x 21 x 22 1/2 in. (44.5 x 53.3 x 57.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 87.123.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 87.123.1a-b_87.123.2_reference_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Low, four-legged stool, en suite with vanity and mirror (87.123.1a-b). Half an oval in plan, consisting of tubular steel legs and continuous stretchers wrapping around all but front side of stool. Seat is deep (wood-framed?) unit sitting atop legs and covered in black simulated leather.
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