Armchair and Sideboard from "The Kem Weber Group"

Armchair and Sideboard from "The Kem Weber Group"

designed 1928-1929

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Kem (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber

(American, b. Germany, 1889–1963)

designed by

Grand Rapids Chair Company

(American)

manufacturer

Painted wood with synthetic leather

The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Fund 2003.4

Description

This chair and sideboard by Kem Weber combine the linear impact of urban architecture with decorative detailing inspired by Maya temples, the two most influential visual references used by modernist designers in the late 1920s.

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