"Danko" side chair

Side chair

1975


Object Place: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Dimensions

76.2 x 53.34 x 55.88 cm (30 x 21 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1982.508

Medium or Technique

Bird's-eye maple veneer, poplar, leather upholstery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Formed from single plywood plank bent to horizontal for seat, back to vertical for front legs. Seat cut from wood between front legs. Divided by 4 slits into 5 strips beneath wide crest rail. 2 outermost strips bent to form outer edges of seat, continue to floor as front legs. Strips on either side of central splat continue to floor to form rear legs. Upholstered leather seat. Bird’s eye maple veneer over poplar core. Upholstery VERY worn; retired/ 2/16/99

Provenance

Purchased from the artist through funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Ethan Allen Inc., and the Robert Lehman Foundation (Accession date: November 17, 1982).

Credit Line

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.