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Chair

Description

Chair, 4801, designed by Joe Colombo for Kartell, Milan, Italy, 1963

Museum reference

K.2016.142

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Chair

Production information

Kartell, Manufacturer
Milan, Italy, EUROPE
Colombo, Cesare 'Joe', 1930 - 1971, Designer
Milan, Italy, EUROPE

Date

1963 - 1965

Materials

Wood, Plywood

Physical description

Moulded plywood, in three sections, with orange pigmented polyester varnish. The three interconnecting bent plywood elements comprise the seat, the frame and arm structure into which it slots, and a smaller back section, bent in both planes, which sits between the other two. There is a small spacer between the back and the seat.

Exhibitions

  • Making and Creating (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Favata, Ignazia, Joe Colombo and Italian Design of the Sixties, 1988, p.24.

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 3 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Making And Creating

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