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1931

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Object ID #907214151

This is a Chair. It was designed by Richard Neutra. It is dated Designed 1931, this example made ca. 1941. Its medium is ash plywood, chromed steel, original leather.

Richard Neutra's chair extends Mies's design in chrome with ash plywood and leather, making a tactile but modern statement for his California home, known as the VDL Research House. He also patented the design, hoping to put it into production.

It is credited Lent by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Decorative Arts Council Fund, M.2002.21.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 64.8 × 69.9 × 71.1 cm (25 1/2 in. × 27 1/2 in. × 28 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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