Arnold Circus Stool (Black with wool top) (2018.18)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Arnold Circus Stool (Black with wool top)

Made in

United Kingdom

Date

2014

Description

Black plastic octagonal stool with two joining longer sides upholstered with grey woven wool top.

The original design of the Arnold Circus stool was a part of the regeneration project of the Boundary Estate, London's first council housing project. This stool was commissioned for the Crafts Council Exhbition Twelve Tall Tales.

Materials and techniques

Polyethylene plastic rotationaly moulded. 100% British wool woven as the top.

Dimensions

height:  52.5cm
width:  37 cm
depth:  45.5cm

Object number

2018.18

Category

On view

  • Arnold Circus Stool, Martino Gamper. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.17. © Martino Gamper. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Arnold Circus Stool, Martino Gamper. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.17. © Martino Gamper. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Arnold Circus Stool, Martino Gamper. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.16, 2018.17, 2018.18, 2018.19, 2018.20. © Martino Gamper. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Arnold Circus Stool, Martino Gamper. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.16, 2018.17, 2018.18, 2018.19, 2018.20. © Martino Gamper. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Arnold Circus Stool, Martino Gamper. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.17, 2018.18. © Martino Gamper. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

A British wool, a British weaver with a little but of Italian thrown into the mix.

Martino Gamper, 25 June 2018