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DAX (Dining height Armshell X base) Chair

Accession Number
2012/1.289

Title
DAX (Dining height Armshell X base) Chair

Artist(s)
Charles Eames

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
designed circa 1948-1950; produced 1957

Medium & Support
fiberglass resin, rubber shockmounts, black finished metal tubes and plastic glides

Dimensions
31 in x 24 1/2 in x 22 in (78.74 cm x 62.23 cm x 55.88 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe

Label copy
Gallery Rotations Spring 2013

Physical Description
White armchair consisting of a single plastic "shell" mounted on a black, four-legged metal base (an "H" base).

Primary Object Classification
Furniture and Furniture Accessories

Primary Object Type
chair

Additional Object Classification(s)
Decorative Arts

Rights
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Keywords
Modernist
design (discipline)
seating furniture

2 Related Resources

American History Abridged 
(Part of: Teaching United States History through Art )
Mid-Century Modern
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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