"MR20" Armchair and Stool

Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, American (born Germany), 1886 - 1969. Made 1927-31 Berliner Metallgewerbe (Berlin Metalcrafts) Joseph Müller, Berlin. Later Bamberg Metallwerkstätten (Bamberg Metal Workshop), Berlin-Neuköllen(1931-32).

Designed 1927

Chrome-plated steel, lacquered caning

Armchair: 32 1/2 x 22 x 32 1/2 inches (82.6 x 55.9 x 82.6 cm) Height (of seat): 18 inches (45.7 cm) Stool: 18 1/2 x 20 x 18 1/2 inches (47 x 50.8 x 47 cm)

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Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 158, European Art 1850-1900, first floor

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Credit Line:
Gift of Collab: The Group for Modern and Contemporary Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in memory of Roland Gallimore, 1978

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