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1961

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • Work on this object ended.

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New Side Chair Side Chair

This is a Side chair. It was designed by George Nakashima and made by George Nakashima. It is dated ca. 1966 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is walnut, hickory, other woods. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Eric Larrabee. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee.

  • Tall Stool Stool
  • walnut.
  • The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.
  • 2013-50-32

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 93 x 46.8 x 55 cm (36 5/8 x 18 7/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of seat: pencil markings: [1] thick intersecting lines(?) (partially obscured by front stretcher) [2] two triangles facing inward (rear left quadrant; shape reminiscent of a Nakashima butterfly joint)

Cite this object as

New Side Chair Side Chair; Designed by George Nakashima (American, 1905 - 1990); USA; walnut, hickory, other woods; H x W x D: 93 x 46.8 x 55 cm (36 5/8 x 18 7/16 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee; 1997-11-1

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