Peter Danko (born in 1949)
Object Place: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
77.47 x 55.24 x 60.96 cm (30 1/2 x 21 3/4 x 24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Walnut veneer, poplar, leather upholstery
Not On View
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.
Stamped under seat: "DESIGN & WOODWORK / PETER DANKO"
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).
Purchased through funds donated by the National Endowment of the Arts, Ethan Allen Inc., and the Robert Lehman Foundation
Reproduced with permission.