George Nakashima (1905–1990). <em>Stool, "Mira,"</em> ca. 1965. Cherry, 27 x 19 1/4 x 16 1/2in. (68.6 x 48.9 x 41.9cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 1996.142.46. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.142.46_PS11.jpg)

Stool, "Mira"

Artist:George Nakashima

Medium: Cherry

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1965

Dimensions: 27 x 19 1/4 x 16 1/2in. (68.6 x 48.9 x 41.9cm)


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

Accession Number: 1996.142.46

Image: 1996.142.46_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cherry stool. Triangular seat with rounded corners and sides, one point faces front center; top of seat scooped out to conform to human body. Low seat back consisting of seven narrow tubular stiles set into back edge of seat; these stiles support a curved band of wood forming a back rail at top. Seat raised on three canted, tubular legs set into underside of seat at corners. The tubular legs and stiles bulge slightly in center. CONDITION: Good

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