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Chair

Designer:
Eliel Saarinen (American (born Finland), Rantasalmi 1873–1950 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
Date:
1929
Medium:
Black walnut with new leather upholstery
Dimensions:
H.43-3/8, W.17-1/2, D. 18 inches (110.2 x 45.7 x 48.3 cm.) Seat H. 19 inches (48.3 cm.) Seat cushion: H. 4, W. 17, D. 18 inches (10.2 x 43.2 x 45.7 cm) Back cushion: H. 3, W. 11, D. 16 inches (7.6 x 27.9 x 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lenore Ann Cisney, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.197
Not on view
Marking: (stamped, underside of seat): [image of eagle] / MASTERCRAFTSMEN [in an oval]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Architect and the Industrial Arts: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Design (11th Exhibition in the American Industrial Art Series)," February 12–September 2, 1929, unnumbered cat. (p. 61).

Washington, D. C. Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art. "American Art Deco," April 17–July 26, 1987.

R. Craig Miller in Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925–1950. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1983, pp. 99, 304 n. 43, figs. 89 (installation photo, Exh. New York 1929), 90.



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