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"Nymph" Chair

Terence Main

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze
DATES 1992
DIMENSIONS 32 x 19 x 17 in. (81.3 x 48.3 x 43.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Inscribed on back of back rest: "Main AP '92"
INSCRIPTIONS
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2005.5
CREDIT LINE Gift of Judith and Steven Gluckstern
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Terence Main (American, born 1954). "Nymph" Chair, 1992. Bronze, 32 x 19 x 17 in. (81.3 x 48.3 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Judith and Steven Gluckstern, 2005.5. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.2005.5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cast bronze chair. Seat and back composed of skeletal rib-like slats emanating from central spine. Seat and back polished and reflective on top with conforming semi-matte rib and spine recessed decoration on interior. Four legs formed of two inverted U shapes with right angles at corner, one U forms fronts legs and the other forms the back legs, joined by stretcher running from center front to center back at top. Legs are stepped in section; front and back of legs also polished and reflective. All other areas of chair are matte and verdigris. CONDITION: Very good/excellent.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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