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Architect's Valet

1989
Designer Alphonse Mattia (born in 1947)


Object Place: Westport, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

200.98 x 59.69 x 52.07 cm (79 1/8 x 23 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1989.126

Medium or Technique

Ebonized walnut, holly, cocobollo, ebony, maple, Baltic birch plywood, Delrin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Tall valet with a compass forming the back legs and back, a square and pencil forming the front legs, and a plan forming the seat.

Inscription

Scratched on the back of the rear seat rail: "Alphonse Mattia 1989 / K. Hall Westport, Mass"

Signed

Scratched on the back of the rear seat rail: "Alphonse Mattia 1989 / K. Hall Westport, Mass"

Provenance

Commissioned by the donors, Anne and Ronald Abramson of Rockville, Maryland, April 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Anne and Ronald Abramson