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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: George Nakashima, American, 1905–1990

“Conoid” Side Chair

introduced 1962

Walnut, hickory

35 3/8 × 19 7/8 × 16 1/4 in. (89.9 × 50.5 × 41.3 cm)
seat: 17 in. (43.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Fund
1977.140
Geography: 
Made in New Hope, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Commissioned from the artist, July 1977

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1977,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 1 (Fall 1978): 72.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.