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What is this?

A white molded polyester chair loosely resembling an elephant on a black metal base.

This is a chair from France. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 1991. Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Its medium is

molded polyester, bent metal

Its dimensions are

Overall: 109 x 143 x 156.6 cm (42 15/16 in. x 56 5/16 in. x 5 ft. 1 5/8 in.)

This object has been tagged:

This object was made for Galerie Lacloche and designed by Bernard Rancillac

This object was purchased from Bonham's and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Chair, "Elephant", 1967 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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