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"Champagne" Chair

Designed by Erwine Laverne, American, 1909 - 2003, and Estelle Laverne, American, 1915 - 1998. Made by Laverne International, Ltd., New York.

Made in New York, United States, North and Central America

Designed 1962

Plexiglas, aluminum; upholstered polyurethane foam cushion

31 1/2 x 23 3/4 x 23 inches (80 x 60.3 x 58.4 cm) Seat height: 15 3/4 inches (40 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Laverne International, 1971

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Eero Saarinen's "Pedestal" chair, introduced in 1957, was an instant success. This "Champagne" chair is one of the many variations on that design created in the late 1950s and 1960s.