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Cervo Chair (Deer Chair)

Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER Walter P. Sauer LLC
MEDIUM Plywood, plastic
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES 2012
    DIMENSIONS 47 5/8 x 24 7/8 x 26 1/8 in. (121 x 63.2 x 66.4 cm)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2012.11
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Max Moglen and Mr. and Mrs. Dietrich Weismann, by exchange
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Walnut plywood, zoomorphic chair comprised of two bent and cut sections joined together to represent, according to the designer, the innards of a deer. Upper back formed with curved, horizontal, concave, cut out section facing forward, with graduating sized 'bones', the smallest 'bones' at back splat level, seat formed with same curved, cut out section inversed (vertical) with graduating sized 'bones', smallest 'bones' at back splat level and at front, four of the curved 'bones' form chair legs on either side; the two chair sections are attached together on the reverse with a thin, flat, molded, walnut colored plastic (?) sheet.
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