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1962

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1971

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"Executive Posture" Chair, 1962

This is a Chair. It was designed by Jens Risom and manufactured by Jens Risom Design. It is dated 1962 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is foam latex on shaved and molded plywood; cushion foam latex pin core; base of brushed aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

100 x 74 x 45.5 cm (39 3/8 x 29 1/8 x 17 15/16 in. )

Cite this object as

"Executive Posture" Chair, 1962; Designed by Jens Risom (American, b. Denmark, 1916 - 2016); USA; foam latex on shaved and molded plywood; cushion foam latex pin core; base of brushed aluminum; 100 x 74 x 45.5 cm (39 3/8 x 29 1/8 x 17 15/16 in. ); 1971-13-1-a,b

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