"Danko" armchair

Armchair

1982
Peter Danko (born in 1949)


Object Place: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Dimensions

77.47 x 55.24 x 60.96 cm (30 1/2 x 21 3/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

1982.507

Medium or Technique

Walnut 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 6 slits into 7 strips beneath wide crest rail. 2 outermost strips bent to form arms, which continue into front legs. Strips on either side of central splat continue to floor to form rear legs. Upholstered leather seat. Bookmatched veneer.

Markings

Stamped under seat: "DESIGN & WOODWORK / PETER DANKO"

Provenance

1982, 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.