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Child's Chair

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Molded plywood
DATES ca. 1945
DIMENSIONS 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (36.0 x 36.0 x 27.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.6
CREDIT LINE Modernism Benefit Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Ray Eames (American, born Bernice Alexander Kaiser, 1912-1988). Child's Chair, ca. 1945. Molded plywood, 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (36.0 x 36.0 x 27.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1996.6. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1996.6_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Child's side chair: Molded plywood, metal. Shaped seat and four contoured and slightly splayed legs made of one continuous piece of molded plywood, T-shaped back with heart-shaped cut-out at center, attached to underside of seat by three metal rivets. Condition: Good. Minor scratches on legs. Area of wear on lower seat, back, and along edges of legs and feet.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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