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Side Chair (USA), ca. 1840

This is a Side chair. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is mahogany veneered oak and ash (frame), solid mahogany (legs, arms, and back), brass (coasters). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 82.8 x 46.9 x 50.6cm (32 5/8 x 18 7/16 x 19 15/16in.)

It has the following markings

Cabinet-maker's mark: Split in seat rail over left rear leg.

Cite this object as

Side Chair (USA), ca. 1840; mahogany veneered oak and ash (frame), solid mahogany (legs, arms, and back), brass (coasters); H x W x D: 82.8 x 46.9 x 50.6cm (32 5/8 x 18 7/16 x 19 15/16in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-491

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