Feb 23, 2004
Feb 23, 2004

Armchair from "The Kem Weber Group"

Armchair from "The Kem Weber Group"

designed 1928-1929

Part of a set. See all set records

designed by

Kem (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber

(American, b. Germany, 1889–1963)


Grand Rapids Chair Company


Painted wood with synthetic leather

Overall: 105.4 x 53.4 x 50.8 cm (41 1/2 x 21 x 20 in.)

The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Fund 2003.4.1



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

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