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The History of Sitting, Explained (With a $2.5 Million Chair)

Goldthread
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This is a Chinese chair. It’s an iconic design that’s been replicated over and over again. And an original one can cost millions of dollars. But where did these chairs come from, and what do they tell us about the history of sitting?

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Producers: Jessica Novia and Tiffany Ip
Videographer and Editor: Nicholas Ko
Narration: Jessica Novia
Animation: Stella Yoo
Mastering: Victor Peña

Music: Audio Network