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Chair

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ash frame, canvas seat and back.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.433-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Date

1966 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ash frame, canvas seat and back.

Dimensions

Height: 72 cm From grey file, Depth: 35 cm From grey file, Width: 64 cm From grey file, Height: 35 cm Seat height; from grey file

Object history note

Description of Craftsman from Hollis, R. 1970. Modern Chairs:1918-1970. The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London:
Gerd Lange Industrial designer. Born 1931. Trained Wurttenberg School of Arts and Crafts, Offenbach-am-Main. Own office from 1964, Kapsweyer. Range of objects designed has included furniture, light fittings etc. Work exhibited annually from 1964 Die Gute Industrieform exhibition , Hanover; Student Rooms Exhibition, Hanover 1964; Gute Form Design Centre, London 1965; Viftig Jaar Zitten, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1966; Contemporary Furniture Munich 1968; one-man exhibition of design work 1967-69 at Rat fur Formgebung, Darmstadt 1970. Two first prizes for chairs Gute Form 1969.

Description of similar object from Hollis, R. 1970. Modern Chairs:1918-1970. The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London:
The chair forms part of a whole range of knock-down furniture, sold in boxes and including also a bed, table and wardrobe.

Descriptive line

German; 1966; Bofinger; ash and canvas. Designed by Gerd Lange.

Materials

Ash; Canvas

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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