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1969

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Up 1 Chair, 1969

This is a chair. It was designed by Gaetano Pesce and produced by Cassina and Busnelli Italia (C & B). It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is molded polyurethane foam, stretch fabric upholstery. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Frederick N. Babbish. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish.

  • Vermelha Chair, 2007
  • bent epoxy-coated steel, hand woven dyed cotton rope, aluminum.
  • Gift of Edra SpA, Italy.
  • 2007-39-1
  • Embryo Chair, ca. 1988
  • polished aluminum, molded polyurethane foam covered in neoprene.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-5-12

Our curators have highlighted 7 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • UP 3 Chair, 1969
  • polyurethane foam, fabric.
  • Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish.
  • 1991-94-4

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 63 x 93 x 78 cm (24 13/16 x 36 5/8 x 30 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Up 1 Chair, 1969; Designed by Gaetano Pesce (Italian, b. 1939); Italy; molded polyurethane foam, stretch fabric upholstery; H x W x D: 63 x 93 x 78 cm (24 13/16 x 36 5/8 x 30 11/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Frederick N. Babbish; 1991-94-5

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