On View In:
Gallery 378
Artist:   Società Anonima Antonio Volpe
Formerly attributed to Josef Hoffmann  
Title:   "Egg" rocking chair  
Date:   c. 1922  
Medium:   Polished beechwood, caning  
Dimensions:   29 1/4 x 21 1/4 x 42 1/4in. (74.3 x 54 x 107.3cm)  
Credit Line:   The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota  
Location:   Gallery 378  

Name:   Hoffmann, Josef  
Role:   Designer  
Nationality:   Austrian  
Life Dates:   Austrian (born Czechoslovakia), 1870-1956  
Name:   Società Anonima Antonio Volpe  
Role:   Maker  
Nationality:   Italian  
Life Dates:   Udine, Italy  

Object Description  
Classification:   Furniture  
Physical Description:   Model No. 267; moulded seat; egg-shaped rockers on either side; back and seat in cane  
Creation Place:   Europe, Italy, , ,  
Accession #:   98.276.139  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts