Thomas Hucker (American, born in 1955)
Object Place: Smithville, Tennessee, United States
41.27 x 232.41 x 46.99 cm (16 1/4 x 91 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Beefwood, cast bronze
Not On View
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.
1982, commissioned from the artist by the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1982)
Purchased through funds donated by the National Endowment for the Arts, Ethan Allen, Inc., and the Robert Lehman Foundation
Reproduced with permission.