Ray Komai (American, 1918–2010). <em>Side Chair</em>, ca. 1949. Molded walnut plywood, chromed metal, rubber, 30 1/2 x 22 x 22 1/4 in. (77.5 x 55.9 x 56.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Alfred T. and Caroline S. Zoebisch Fund, 1994.156.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.156.1_bw.jpg)

Side Chair

Artist:Ray KomaiJ.G. Furniture Co., Inc.

Medium: Molded walnut plywood, chromed metal, rubber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1949

Dimensions: 30 1/2 x 22 x 22 1/4 in. (77.5 x 55.9 x 56.5 cm)



Accession Number: 1994.156.1

Image: 1994.156.1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Side chair. Molded walnut plywood, chromed metal and rubber. Ovoid continuous bent plywood seat and back with ovoid hollow at juncture of the seat and back which continues as narrow vertical void with flattened crest. Front splayed chromed tubular metal legs composed of one piece bent at right angle to support underside of seat; each splayed back leg bent at right angle at seat and soldered to continuous member of front legs. Metal support under seat with rubber strips beneath seat and horizontal chromed metal bar on back secured from front with two circular metal disks. Each leg with flattened metal circular pad. Condition: Good, veneer raised on proper left top seat seam, scratches and faded spots. Conservation report on file.

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