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1986

  • Work on this object began.

2016

  • We acquired this object.

2018

2020

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How High the Moon Armchair, Designed 1986; this example manufactured 1999

This is a Armchair. It was designed by Shiro Kuramata and manufactured by Vitra AG. It is dated Designed 1986; this example manufactured 1999 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is die-cut, assembled and welded nickel-plated steel rib mesh. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Pulitzer Arts Foundation. It is credited Gift of Pulitzer Arts Foundation.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 72.2 × 95 × 83 cm (28 7/16 × 37 3/8 × 32 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

How High the Moon Armchair, Designed 1986; this example manufactured 1999; Designed by Shiro Kuramata (Japanese, 1934 - 1991); die-cut, assembled and welded nickel-plated steel rib mesh; H x W x D: 72.2 × 95 × 83 cm (28 7/16 × 37 3/8 × 32 11/16 in.); Gift of Pulitzer Arts Foundation; 2016-40-1

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