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1951

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2013

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Pair Of Stacking Stools (Switzerland), 1951

This is a Pair of stacking stools. It was designed by Alfred Altherr, Jr.. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is lacquered bent birch. 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.

  • Vanity Case, ca. 1928
  • enamel, diamonds, gold, platinum, mirrored plate glass.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.43

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (each) : 44.5 x 37.3 x 33.8 cm (17 1/2 x 14 11/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Stacking Stools (Switzerland), 1951; Designed by Alfred Altherr, Jr. (Swiss, 1911 - 1972); lacquered bent birch; H x W x D (each) : 44.5 x 37.3 x 33.8 cm (17 1/2 x 14 11/16 x 13 5/16 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-20-a,b

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