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1982

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1990

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Chair (USA), 1982

This is a chair. It was designed by Richard Meier and manufactured by Knoll International, founded 1938. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is painted wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Knoll Textiles. It is credited Gift of Knoll International.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Chair (USA), ca. 1948
  • slumped plate glass, metal, textile.
  • Museum purchase through gift of George R. Kravis II and from General....
  • 2013-1-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 70 x 53.3 x 51 cm (27 9/16 x 21 x 20 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Chair (USA), 1982; Designed by Richard Meier (American, b. 1934); painted wood; H x W x D: 70 x 53.3 x 51 cm (27 9/16 x 21 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Knoll International; 1990-139-3

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