Jens Risom (American, born Denmark, 1916–2016). <em>Side Chair (Model 666WSP)</em>, 1941–1942. Birch, webbing, 30 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (78.1 x 43.8 x 54 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Geoffrey N. Bradfield, 84.274. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.274_bw_IMLS.jpg)

Side Chair (Model 666WSP)

Artist:Jens RisomH. G. Knoll Associates, Inc.

Medium: Birch, webbing

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Dimensions: 30 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (78.1 x 43.8 x 54 cm)


Accession Number: 84.274

Image: 84.274_bw_IMLS.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Side chair (Model 666WSP), natural birch with black webbing. Simple chair frame with black-webbed seat and back. Both stiles made from a single piece of wood, tapering in toward seat from bottom and top. Each side seat rail is triangular in elevation, tapering in toward the front. The front legs are higher than the rear legs. CONDITION: Fair. Frame is worn, bruises and scars throughout, especially to edges of all legs. Webbing stained in many places and wearing away on proper right seat, third row of webbing from back.

Brooklyn Museum