Tuffet Stool

Artist:Lisa KrohnKrab Design

Medium: Maple plywood, polyurethane foam, stainless steel, upholstery (possibly mohair velvet), rubber

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Dimensions: 20 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (52.1 x 37.5 x 37.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1997.68.1

Catalogue Description:
Body of stool in shape of inverted beehive, consists of alternating, one-inch layers of circular pieces of plywood and black foam (diameters vary to form beehive shape), the plywood layers extend about one inch past the foam. Slightly domed padded seat on top covered with black upholstery. Stool raised on three tubular steel legs with black rubber caps on feet; legs pierce through foam layer (fourth layer from bottom) and cant out to ground. CONDITION: Good; small scuffs in plywood and on legs; larger nick in topmost layer of plywood.

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