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Side Chair (England), mid-19th century

This is a Side chair. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is papier mâché, parcel gilt black lacquer, mother of pearl. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Lucy C. Stark and Jennifer C. Kruger and transferred from Smithsonian Institution Furnishings Collection. It is credited Gift of Jennifer C. Kruger and Lucy C. Stark.

Its dimensions are

94.8 x 44.3 x 43 cm (37 5/16 x 17 7/16 x 16 15/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Side Chair (England), mid-19th century; papier mâché, parcel gilt black lacquer, mother of pearl; 94.8 x 44.3 x 43 cm (37 5/16 x 17 7/16 x 16 15/16 in. ); Gift of Jennifer C. Kruger and Lucy C. Stark; 1977-113-2-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18492073/ |title=Side Chair (England), mid-19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 October 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>