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Standard Side Chair

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Steel, beech, aluminum, oil-based enamel paint
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES designed and made 2009
    DIMENSIONS 39 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. (101 x 45.1 x 55.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2009.30
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Uhuru Design
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Uhuru Design (2003-Present). Standard Side Chair, designed and made 2009. Steel, beech, aluminum, oil-based enamel paint, 39 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. (101 x 45.1 x 55.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Uhuru Design, 2009.30. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2009.30_PS1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 2009.30_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Purple, wooden Louis XVI-style oval chair back with floral and acanthus leaf carved decoration at crest, back inset with metal mesh; gadrooning on outer rim of front, columnar downward tapering fluted back legs, slightly bulbous sabot. Flat trapezoidal metal seat that flares toward front, welded squared continual legs and stretcher at ground level. Seat attached at back with four exposed screws. Condition: new/ unused.
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