<em>Side Chair</em>, mid 1930s. Chromium plated tubular steel, canvas, 32 x 16 x 21 in. (81.3 x 40.6 x 53.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Zalstem-Zalessky, 59.236.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.236.3_reference_SL1.jpg)

Side Chair

Medium: Chromium plated tubular steel, canvas

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:mid 1930s

Dimensions: 32 x 16 x 21 in. (81.3 x 40.6 x 53.3 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 59.236.3

Image: 59.236.3_reference_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Simple cantilevered armless chair in the style of Bauhaus furniture by Marcel Breuer; frame appears to be made from a continuous length of chromium plated tubular steel. In profile, the frame consists of a flat base, curving into straight front legs, then into a seat parallel to and roughly the same depth of the base, finally rising into a straight back. All of the corners are rounded. Continuous seat and back made of woven strips of canvas webbing. CONDITION: Good.

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