Designer Joseph Urban, Austrian, 1872-1933
  • Gondola Chair
Date 1921
Medium wood, paint, silver leaf, mother-of-pearl; reproduction upholstery
Dimensions Overall: 42 1/2 × 29 1/2 × 29 1/2 inches (108 × 74.9 × 74.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Jerome M. Shaw
Accession Number 1996.203.1
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N2AA, Level 2 (see map)
(DeLorenzo Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
George Watermann III (New York, New York, USA);
Jerome & Patricia Shaw (Orchard Lake, Michigan, USA);
Jerome Shaw (Orchard Lake, Michigan, USA);
1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Seen in New York." Good Furniture 19 (August 1922).

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