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1987

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2013

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2021

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Folding Stool (Switzerland)

This is a Folding stool. It was designed by Werner Schmidt. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is anodized, cut, assembled and riveted sheet aluminum. 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: 45.5 x 38 x 45 cm (17 15/16 x 14 15/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Interior W. Schmidt (engraved)/ Edition of 5 and dated 87 (stamp)

Cite this object as

Folding Stool (Switzerland); Designed by Werner Schmidt (Swiss, b. 1953); anodized, cut, assembled and riveted sheet aluminum; H x W x D: 45.5 x 38 x 45 cm (17 15/16 x 14 15/16 x 17 11/16 in.); The Linda and Irwin R. Berman Stool Collection; 2013-50-39

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