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1961

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

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2021

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Klismos Chair

This is a Chair. It was designed by Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings and manufactured by Saridis S.A. Furniture Manufactures. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is walnut, leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Saridis S.A. Furniture Manufactures. It is credited Gift of Saridis S.A. Furniture Manufacturers.

  • Dado (France)
  • block-printed on handmade paper.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-58
  • Armchair With Slip Seat (USA)
  • turned joined mahogany-veneered oak, horse hair upholstery (probably replaced).
  • Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.
  • 1938-58-1083

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 91.4 x 74.9 x 63.5 cm (36 in. x 29 1/2 in. x 25 in.)

Cite this object as

Klismos Chair; Designed by Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (British, 1905 – 1976); USA; walnut, leather; H x W x D: 91.4 x 74.9 x 63.5 cm (36 in. x 29 1/2 in. x 25 in.); Gift of Saridis S.A. Furniture Manufacturers; 1971-18-1

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