"Ghost" Chair

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Object Name: 
Arm Chair
"Ghost" Chair
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 62.3 cm, W: 92.4 cm, D: 77.5 cm; Glass Th: 1.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Forma and Design Inc. and Fiam Italia, S.p.A.
Primary Description: 
Colorless, natural green tint non-lead glass; cut, slumped over a mold in a kiln, edges polished. Low arm curvilinear chair formed of single piece of bent rectangular flat glass, one long horizontal cut separates seat/arms from "ribbon" back rest; glass is slumped over a mold to form "M" shaped arms and seat, back support is raised and lsightly angled; all edges are polished; half-round strips of protective black plastic under both base edges; acid-etched at front (viewer facing) lower right corner: (logo)/FIAM/(Pesano) Italia".
Fiam Italia S.p.A., Source
Forma and Design Inc., Source
Designers on Design (2004) illustrated, p. 18 (far right); BIB# 81583
Recent Important Acquisitions, 36 (1994) illustrated, p. 119, #34; BIB# AI33896
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1993 (1994) p. 18, ill.; BIB# AI95182
Design Within Reach illustrated, p. 9;