ETR (Elliptical Table Rod Base)

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ETR (Elliptical Table Rod Base)

designed 1951, manufactured 1951-1964
Furnishings; Furniture
Laminated plywood, chromed steel
9 7/8 × 88 7/8 × 29 1/8 in. (25.08 × 225.74 × 73.98 cm)
Gift of Joel and Margaret Chen of J.F. Chen (M.2010.123)
Not currently on public view


  • Kim, Woollin, Jinmyung Kim, and Songhyuk Yang, eds. Art Across America. Seoul: National Museum of Korea, 2013.
  • Kaplan, Wendy, ed. California design, 1930-1965: living in a modern way. Los Angeles: Los  Angeles County Museum of Art; Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2011.

Exhibition history

  • California Design, 1930–1965: "Living in a Modern Way" Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October 1, 2011 - June 3, 2012