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Object ID #907130441

This is a Chair. It was designed by Paul T. Frankl. It is dated ca. 1927–30. Its medium is painted pine.

After initial forays into skyscraper forms in natural wood, Paul Frankl added more color and sleeker materials. He may have been influenced by the American designer Donald Deskey, whose colorful and decorative screens and accessories Frankl sold through his shop starting in 1927.

It is credited Collection of Jody and Dick Goisman.

  • Skyscraper Radio, 1935
  • compression-molded plaskon, metal, glass, woven textile.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-20

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 65.4 × 43.2 × 50.8 cm (25 3/4 in. × 17 in. × 20 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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