Boxchair #3 (W33)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Boxchair #3

Made in

London

Date

1979

Description

Chair in two parts, the back and the seat, both made of lacquered plywood. The adjustable back is a solid piece that slots into the top of the seat, which is a hollow box.

Materials and techniques

Plywood covered with mid-grey industrial lacquer. Up to 27 coats of industrial cellulose filler-surfacer sprayed onto the plywood construction. Each coat is sanded down, then the final coat rubbed down with fine wire wool and white spirit, and waxed with dulling wax.

Dimensions

height:  92cm
width:  30.3cm
depth:  30.7cm

Object number

W33

Category

  • Boxchair #3, Erik de Graaff, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: W33. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Boxchair #3, Erik de Graaff, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: W33. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Boxchair #3, Erik de Graaff, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: W33. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    Boxchair #3, Erik de Graaff, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: W33. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Boxchair #3, Erik de Graaff, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: W33. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

This particular piece is part of a series of 4 box chairs each varying in light .