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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Marcel Breuer, American, born Hungary, 1902–1981
Manufacturer: Gavina S.p.A., Italian, 1960–1968

Cesca side chair

designed 1928; this example 1962–1970

Polished tubular steel, beech, cane

31 1/2 × 18 × 21 3/4 in. (80 × 45.7 × 55.2 cm)
Millicent Todd Bingham Fund
1971.67.2
Geography: 
Made in Milan, Italy
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Knoll International, New York, N.Y.; Milicent Todd Bingham Fund.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 279, no. 264, ill.

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.