Chair

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Description
Tub-type armchair formed from single upright curved sheet of thick transparent plate glass with D-shaped seat cushion upholstered in woven fabric with orange and yellow grid pattern (not original); seat supported by three metal fittings inserted through glass on left and right sides, and back.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Attributed to
Henry Turchin, American, 1891 - 1967
Design Director
Louis Dierra, American, n.d.
Manufacturer
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of George R. Kravis II and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund
Medium
Slumped plate glass, metal, textile
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
manufactured in
Pittsburgh, USA
ca. 1948
Type
furniture
Decorative Arts
Chair
Accession Number
2013-1-1