Bench

1982
Thomas Hucker (American, born in 1955)


Object Place: Smithville, Tennessee, United States

Dimensions

41.27 x 232.41 x 46.99 cm (16 1/4 x 91 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.417

Medium or Technique

Beefwood, cast bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Legs consist of two cast bronze slabs. Vertical wedge shape with a triangular prop on the inner side. Two down-curving rails rest on legs, overlapping at ends; secured with a mortise and tenon where rail crosses bronze slab. Seat supported on four bridges, secured to rails with double-through tenon. Seat a thin plank curving slightly outward, with longitudinal braces underneath.

Provenance

1982, commissioned from the artist by the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1982)

Credit Line

Purchased through funds donated by the National Endowment for the Arts, Ethan Allen, Inc., and the Robert Lehman Foundation

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.