Side chair (one of four)

1979
Tage Frid (American, born in Denmark, 1915–2004)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 79.4 x 49.8 x 48.3 cm (31 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

1979.281

Medium or Technique

Cherry; leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Cherry with leather. Saber legs, front and rear. Rear stiles form convex curve, in profile; laminated construction. Leather upholstered seat cantilevered over edge of frame. Crest rail supported by rear posts that taper upward from seat.

Inscription

Inscribed into interior of rear rail: "Tage Frid / 1979"

Provenance

1979, commissioned from the artist as part of the MFA's Please Be Seated program. (Accession date: June 20, 1979)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Deborah M. Noonan Foundation