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Jason

Chair Seat
1950-1951 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This pair of seats for Kandaya Ltd Jason chairs were displayed as props in the 1970 'Modern Chairs' exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. Their unfinished and unvarnished condition reveals the beechwood's grain and texture.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Moulded 5-ply beech plywood
Brief Description
Unfinished plywood seat for a Jason chair, Carl Jacobs for Kandya Ltd., Middlesex, Great Britain, 1950-1951
Physical Description
Chair seat, unfinished, of moulded beech plywood with two elliptical holes at the back. The seat and back of this chair are moulded from a single, shaped piece of plywood. The outer edges of the back are long strips that are folded under the seat to create the cut-outs.
Dimensions
  • Height: 45.7cm
  • Width: 52.5cm
  • Depth: 43.5cm
Style
Production typeMass produced
Object history
Registered file number 2013/783
Summary
This pair of seats for Kandaya Ltd Jason chairs were displayed as props in the 1970 'Modern Chairs' exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. Their unfinished and unvarnished condition reveals the beechwood's grain and texture.
Associated Objects
Collection
Accession Number
W.24-2013

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record createdOctober 8, 2013
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