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DESIGNER Louis Dierra
MEDIUM Glass, modern upholstery, metal fittings
DATES ca. 1939
DIMENSIONS 29 x 22 3/8 x 22 1/2 in. (73.7 x 56.8 x 57.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Armchair, glass with upholstered seat and metal fittings. Simple, tub armchair formed from a single upright sheet of thick plate glass, bent and curved to form the vertical supporting structure of a chair. Set horizontally into the center of this is a thick, upholstered cushion. CONDITION: Numerous small surface scratches. Noticeable chip at center of back at base (about 1 1/2 x 1/2" barely into the surface.)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Louis Dierra. Armchair, ca. 1939. Glass, modern upholstery, metal fittings, 29 x 22 3/8 x 22 1/2 in. (73.7 x 56.8 x 57.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 84.180. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.180_front_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 84.180_front_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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