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"Nymph" Chair

Terence Main

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1992
DIMENSIONS 32 x 19 x 17 in. (81.3 x 48.3 x 43.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Inscribed on back of back rest: "Main AP '92"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Judith and Steven Gluckstern
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cast bronze chair. Seat and back composed of skeletal rib-like slats emanating from central spine. Seat and back polished and reflective on top with conforming semi-matte rib and spine recessed decoration on interior. Four legs formed of two inverted U shapes with right angles at corner, one U forms fronts legs and the other forms the back legs, joined by stretcher running from center front to center back at top. Legs are stepped in section; front and back of legs also polished and reflective. All other areas of chair are matte and verdigris. CONDITION: Very good/excellent.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Terence Main (American, born 1954). "Nymph" Chair, 1992. Bronze, 32 x 19 x 17 in. (81.3 x 48.3 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Judith and Steven Gluckstern, 2005.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2005.5.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2005.5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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