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1951

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Tale Stool, 1951

This is a Stool. It was designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara and manufactured by Asko Oy. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is painted wood, mahogany-veneered molded plywood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin R. Berman and Linda Berman. It is credited The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.

  • Lukki Stool, 1952
  • bent wood, painted bent tubular steel, plastic (feet).
  • The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection.
  • 2013-50-2

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 40.5 x 67.6 x 55.9 cm (15 15/16 in. x 26 5/8 in. x 22 in.)

Cite this object as

Tale Stool, 1951; Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara (Finnish, 1914 - 1999); Finland; painted wood, mahogany-veneered molded plywood; H x W x D: 40.5 x 67.6 x 55.9 cm (15 15/16 in. x 26 5/8 in. x 22 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-7

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

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