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What is this?

Rectilinear chair frame consisting of intersecting bent tubular steel elements secured with screws and nuts; orange canvas panels stretched over frame to form back, seat, and arm rests.

This is a chair from Germany. It is dated designed 1925, manufactured ca. 1927–28 and we acquired it in 1956. Gift of Gary Laredo.

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Its medium is

chrome-plated tubular steel, canvas

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 72.8 x 77 x 68cm (28 11/16 x 30 5/16 x 26 3/4in.)

This object has been tagged:

This object was manufactured by Standard-Möbel and designed by Marcel Breuer

This object was catalogued by Hedy Backlin-Landman and donated by Gary Laredo

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This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=B3 Chair, designed 1925, manufactured ca. 1927–28 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=2 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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