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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Eero Saarinen, American, born Finland, 1910–1961
Manufacturer: Knoll Inc., American, founded 1938

Pedestal chair

ca. 1970 (designed in 1956)

Cast aluminum; fused and molded plastic

32 × 19 1/2 × 19 3/4 in. (81.3 × 49.5 × 50.2 cm)
seat: 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sperie Perakos in memory of Charles F. Montgomery
1978.113
Geography: 
Made in East Greenville, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1978,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 2 (Summer 1979): 60.

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