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Panton Stacking Side Chair, designed 1960, manufactured 1972

This is a Stacking side chair. It was designed by Verner Panton and manufactured by Vitra AG and produced by Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is dated designed 1960, manufactured 1972 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is injection molded luran s thermoplastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled New Material, New Form.

This object was donated by Robert Blaich. It is credited Gift of Robert Blaich.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 82.5 x 49.5 x 55cm (32 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 21 5/8in.)

It has the following markings

Molded on underside of seat: Manufacturer's logo: symbol and "herman miller" within rectangle; numbers "12, 1, 2, 3,...11" within a circle (similar to clock face), "1972" molded to left of the numbers "3, 4, 5, 6" within the circle.

Cite this object as

Panton Stacking Side Chair, designed 1960, manufactured 1972; Designed by Verner Panton (Danish, 1926–1998); United States; injection molded luran s thermoplastic; H x W x D: 82.5 x 49.5 x 55cm (32 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 21 5/8in.); 1977-1-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

The Conservation department has taken 2 photos of this object.

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