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Object Timeline

1991

  • Work on this object began.

2010

2023

  • You found it!

Boullée Chair Model

This is a Chair model. It was designed by Ward Bennett. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 2010. Its medium is painted wood, felt, cardboard. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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This object was donated by David McCorkle. It is credited Gift of David McCorkle and Ernest Hood.

  • Staircase Model (France)
  • mahogany, ebony, pear or sycamore, oak; biscuit porcelain.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2007-45-12
This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Mirror, ca. 1860
  • carved, gessoed and gilt wood, mirrored glass, metal.
  • Gift of Unknown Donor.
  • n-a-5059

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 41.9 x 27.3 x 26.7 cm (16 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Boullée Chair Model; Designed by Ward Bennett (American, 1917–2003); USA; painted wood, felt, cardboard; H x W x D: 41.9 x 27.3 x 26.7 cm (16 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of David McCorkle and Ernest Hood; 2010-12-23

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