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Butterfly Stool, 1954

This is a stool. It was designed by Sori Yanagi and manufactured by Tendo Mokko Co., Ltd.. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is molded teak plywood, brass. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 38.1 x 43.7 x 30.5 cm (15 in. x 17 3/16 in. x 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Butterfly Stool, 1954; Designed by Sori Yanagi (Japanese, 1915 - 2011); Japan; molded teak plywood, brass; H x W x D: 38.1 x 43.7 x 30.5 cm (15 in. x 17 3/16 in. x 12 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-24

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