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91/1365 Lounge, 'Wicker Lounge', wickered rattan / steel, designed by Marc Newson, made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd, Australia / Thailand, 1990 / 1991. Click to enlarge.

‘Wicker Lounge’ by Marc Newson

Made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd in Bangkok, Thailand, 1990-1991.

Lounge, ‘Wicker Lounge’, wickered rattan / steel, designed by Marc Newson, Sydney, Australia, 1990, made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand, 1991

Lounge of woven wickered rattan surface over a steel subframe. The lounge has an ‘organic hourglass’ shape, with a recessed central area dipping towards the centre from the front and back and at both ends. One end of the lounge curves upwards, off the floor. The lounge is backless and armless.

Summary

Object No.

91/1365

Object Statement

Lounge, 'Wicker Lounge', wickered rattan / steel, designed by Marc Newson, made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd, Australia / Thailand, 1990 / 1991

Physical Description

Lounge, 'Wicker Lounge', wickered rattan / steel, designed by Marc Newson, Sydney, Australia, 1990, made by Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand, 1991

Lounge of woven wickered rattan surface over a steel subframe. The lounge has an 'organic hourglass' shape, with a recessed central area dipping towards the centre from the front and back and at both ends. One end of the lounge curves upwards, off the floor. The lounge is backless and armless.

Dimensions

Height

490 mm

Width

760 mm

Depth

1765 mm

Production

Notes

This lounge was designed by Marc Newson in 1990 and made by the Hawaii-Thai Co Ltd in 1991

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1991

Acquisition Date

20 November 1991

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Wicker Lounge' by Marc Newson 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/112517>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/112517 |title='Wicker Lounge' by Marc Newson |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 August 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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