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"71 Series" Armchair

Designer:
Eero Saarinen (American (born Finland), Kirkkonummi 1910–1961 Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Manufacturer:
Knoll International
Date:
Designed 1957; probably manufactured after 1969
Medium:
Fiberglass-reinforced polyester, plywood, chromed metal, upholstery; rubber
Dimensions:
H. 32, W. 27, D. 23-1/2 in. (81.3 x 68.6 x 59.7 cm.) Seat: H. 17 in. (43.2 cm.)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Max Pine, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.535.2
Not on view
Marking: [paper label attached to underside of seat] Knoll International/745 Fifth Avenue/New York, N.Y. 10022/[within a circle] K
Max Pine, New York (until 1998; his gift to MMA)

Charlotte Fiell and Peter Fiell. 1000 Chairs. Cologne, 1997, p. 320.



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