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Stool, "Mira"

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1965
    DIMENSIONS 27 x 19 1/4 x 16 1/2in. (68.6 x 48.9 x 41.9cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.142.46
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cherry stool. Triangular seat with rounded corners and sides, one point faces front center; top of seat scooped out to conform to human body. Low seat back consisting of seven narrow tubular stiles set into back edge of seat; these stiles support a curved band of wood forming a back rail at top. Seat raised on three canted, tubular legs set into underside of seat at corners. The tubular legs and stiles bulge slightly in center. CONDITION: Good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION George Nakashima (1905–1990). Stool, "Mira," ca. 1965. Cherry, 27 x 19 1/4 x 16 1/2in. (68.6 x 48.9 x 41.9cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 1996.142.46. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.142.46_PS11.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1996.142.46_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2022
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