Oka Chair Side Chair, 1989

  • Creator: Michele Oka Doner
  • Year: 1989
  • Location: United States

Flat disk seat on four straight cylindrical legs; back composed of cast bronze painter’s palette decorated with spirals; “crest rail” consisting of a horizontal rod, a headless figure below the rod, to left of palette, and six different sized heads sitting on the rod; three cast bronze heads situated between the seat and back, supporting the back, with a fourth head to the right.

Oka Chair Side Chair, 1989; Designed by Michele Oka Doner (American, b. 1945); USA; cast bronze; H x W x D: 87 x 48 x 49 cm (34 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hootkin and Maria Friedrich; 1991-73-1

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hootkin and Maria Friedrich

Oka Chair Side Chair, 1989 is available in the public domain via Creative Commons No Copyright .

Source: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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