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Armchair

1936-1937 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

armchair of wood and swamp cypress plywood, with removeable upholstered seat, back and armrests


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Armchair
  • Seat
  • Seat Back
  • Armrest
  • Armrest
Materials and Techniques
wood and swamp cypress plywood and upholstery
Brief Description
armchair of wood and swamp cypress plywood, with removeable upholstered seat, back and armrests, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Edgar Kaufmann's Office, America, 1936-7
Physical Description
armchair of wood and swamp cypress plywood, with removeable upholstered seat, back and armrests
Dimensions
  • Carcase height: 68cm
  • Overall (including upholstery) height: 76cm
  • Carcase width: 83cm
  • Overall (including upholstery) width: 83cm
  • Carcase depth: 65cm
  • Overall (including upholstery) depth: 86cm
Credit line
Given by Edgar Kaufmann Jnr.
Object history
Furniture designed for the interior of Edgar Kaufmann's office, Kaufmann's Store, 400 Fifth Ave. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Association
Associated Object
w.9:1-1974 (Group)
Collection
Accession Number
W.42toD-1974

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record createdMay 18, 2005
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