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Designer
Eliel Saarinen, American, born Finland, 1873–1951
Title
Armchair
Date
1907–1908
Medium
Oak, birch, ebony, mahogany, pewter, and replaced leather upholstery
Dimensions
42 1/2 × 22 3/4 × 21 1/2 in. (108 × 57.8 × 54.6 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase funded by the Mary Kathryn Lynch Kurtz Charitable Lead Trust, the estate of William F. Stern, by exchange, the American Institute of Architects, Houston, and Lynn Goode

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2014.1113
Classification
Furniture
Provenance

Commissioned by August Keirkner (1856-1918) for the Keirkner apartment, Luotsikatu 1, Helsinki, 1907-1908; Transferred to Marmoripalatsi (The Marble Palace), Kaivopuisto, Helsinki, 1918; Lydia Keirkner 1918-1937, in The Marble Palace; Rudol Walden 1937-1946, in The Marble Palace; Inherited by Walden Family, 1926-2013, in The Marble Palace until 2012; [Modernity gallery, Stockholm, 2013]; Purchased by mark McDonald, New York, May 2014; MFAH, 2014.