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Hotel Zeus Stool Prototype, 1985

This is a Stool prototype. It was designed by Ron Arad and manufactured by ZEUS srl. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is bent plywood (italian ash), lacquered steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin R. Berman and Linda Berman. It is credited The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 57.8 x 44.5 x 52.1 cm (22 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

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Hotel Zeus Stool Prototype, 1985; Designed by Ron Arad (English, b. Israel, 1951); Italy; bent plywood (italian ash), lacquered steel; Frame H x W x D: 57.8 x 44.5 x 52.1 cm (22 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-40

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