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92/1946 Chair, 'SC55', wood / fabric / foam / metal, designed by Fred Lowen, made by FLER, Australia, 1957-1959. Click to enlarge.

'SC55' designed by Fred Lowen and made by FLER

Designed
Armchair with welded steel frame, timber legs and timber paddle-shaped arm rests on a steel support. The seat features springs with a foam rubber seat. The chair back has steel tension springs padded in foam rubber. The seat and back cushions are covered in zip-off flecked green covers.

Summary

Object No.

92/1946

Object Statement

Chair, 'SC55', wood / fabric / foam / metal, designed by Fred Lowen, made by FLER, Australia, 1957-1959

Physical Description

Armchair with welded steel frame, timber legs and timber paddle-shaped arm rests on a steel support. The seat features springs with a foam rubber seat. The chair back has steel tension springs padded in foam rubber. The seat and back cushions are covered in zip-off flecked green covers.

Production

Notes

The chair was designed by Fred Lowen in 1955 and made by FLER, Australia, 1955-1959.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1992

Acquisition Date

27 November 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

'SC55' designed by Fred Lowen and made by FLER 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 September 2021, <https://ma.as/126032>

Wikipedia

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