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Egg Chair And Ottoman

This is a Chair and ottoman. It was designed by Arne Jacobsen and manufactured by Fritz Hansen Inc., Denmark. We acquired it in 1971. Its medium is steel, cotton, latex foam rubber. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Fritz Hansen Inc., Denmark.

  • Heart Cone Chair, 1959
  • steel, stainless steel, molded plastic, woven wool upholstery.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-57

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Egg Chair And Ottoman; Designed by Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902 – 1971); Denmark; steel, cotton, latex foam rubber; 1971-17-2-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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