Alberto Meda (Italian, born 1945). <em>Meda Chair</em>, designed 1996. Aluminum, plastic, plastic mesh, plano covered foam seat, 38 1/4 x 27 3/8 x 20 1/4 in. (97.2 x 69.5 x 51.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Vitra, Inc., 2004.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.15_PS2.jpg)

Meda Chair

Artist:Alberto MedaVitra, Inc.

Medium: Aluminum, plastic, plastic mesh, plano covered foam seat

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:designed 1996

Dimensions: 38 1/4 x 27 3/8 x 20 1/4 in. (97.2 x 69.5 x 51.4 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor

Accession Number: 2004.15

Image: 2004.15_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Office chair with aluminum frame, on castors, with black plastic arms, black cushioned seat and white mesh covering high back. Raised on aluminum star-shaped base formed by legs radiating out and down to black plastic casters. Roughly square cushioned seat with aluminum frame, aluminum left uncovered in two back corners. Midway on each side of the seat two black plastic arms are attached. Arms consist of a narrow rectangular hard plastic portion holding aloft a triangular cushioned arm rest. Tall back is roughly rectangular and covered in a white mesh fabric through which the aluminum frame can be seen. On underside of seat a plastic pouch is attached containing manufacturer’s information and instructional booklet. Condition: Unused

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