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Cross chair

designed 1976, manufact. 1993
Erik de Graaff

Object Place: Europe, London, England


94 x 30.2 x 69.2 cm (37 x 11 7/8 x 27 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood; Ash

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe



Two intersecting planks of wood, one wider and shorter with a slot forms the back leg and the seat. The other fits into the slot and forms the front leg and the back of the chair. The inside of the slot and the two ends which rest on the floor are lined with Neoprene rubber. The seat height and angle of theback can be adjusted by pulling the back forward and allowing the seat to sli de up or down.


Signed: hand-written DE GRAAFF PAT NO 1544140 on end of seat segment

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund