Purple Heart Bench
Designer David Ebner (American, born in 1945)
Object Place: Bellport, New York, United States
41.91 x 90.8 x 38.1 cm (16 1/2 x 35 3/4 x 15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa Gallery (Gallery 177)
Seat in the form of two slightly dished rectangles with swelled sides outlined at the center by two V-shaped notches. Two slab legs. Biconvex section, tapering sides with concave cutouts below the box joint with the seat.
branded on underside right with Chinese and Japanese character for wood or tree.
1983, commissioned from the artist with financial support of Ronald D. Abramson, Rockville, Maryland; 1984, given by Ronald D. Abramson to the MFA (Accession date: January 18, 1984.
Gift of Ronald D. Abramson