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What is this?

Form constructed of five shaped pieces of laminated and bent wood: contoured trapezoidal seat and back; front legs made from single narrow strip, horse-shoe shaped and tapered; shorter back legs made in same manner. Legs, seat and back connected by continuous wide ribbon of plywood. Shellacked.

This is a side chair from United States. It is dated 1946 and we acquired it in 1963. Gift of Anonymous Donor. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

molded and bent plywood, rubber

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 72.5 x 46 x 58 cm (28 9/16 x 18 1/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

This object was designed by Charles Eames and Ray Eames and manufactured by Herman Miller Furniture Company

This object was catalogued by Tom Lennox and donated by Anonymous

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