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"Egg" rocking chair


Società Anonima Antonio Volpe ; Josef Hoffmann


c. 1922

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G378
'Egg' rocking chair, Società Anonima Antonio Volpe      ;    Josef Hoffmann
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Polished beechwood, caning
Size: 29 1/4 x 21 1/4 x 42 1/4in. (74.3 x 54 x 107.3cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 20th century, Art Deco
Physical Description: Model No. 267; moulded seat; egg-shaped rockers on either side; back and seat in cane
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
Accession Number: 98.276.139
Artist: Josef Hoffmann, Austrian (born Czechoslovakia), 1870-1956
Role: Designer
Nationality: Austrian
Life Dates: Austrian (born Czechoslovakia), 1870-1956

Artist: Società Anonima Antonio Volpe, Udine, Italy
Role: Maker
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Udine, Italy
Added to Site: February 28, 2009