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1935

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Side Chair (France), ca. 1935

This is a Side chair. It was designed by Jean-Michel Frank. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is wood, shagreen, fabric. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Forsythe Sherfesee and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee.

  • Object ID #18464405
  • joined wood, cut, pressed and dyed shagreen, carved ivory.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee.
  • 1968-144-13-a/g

Its dimensions are

73 x 45 x 45 cm (28 3/4 x 17 11/16 x 17 11/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Side Chair (France), ca. 1935; Designed by Jean-Michel Frank (French, 1895–1941); wood, shagreen, fabric; 73 x 45 x 45 cm (28 3/4 x 17 11/16 x 17 11/16 in. ); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee; 1968-144-1

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