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Side Chair (France), ca. 1900

This is a Side chair. It was designed by Emile Gallé and retailed by Marshall Field and Co.. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is pearwood, various woods (marquetry), upholstery (replaced). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Jefferson Patterson. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson.

Its dimensions are

90.5 x 39 x 37 cm (35 5/8 x 15 3/8 x 14 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Retailer's label: "Fine Furniture, MARSHALL FIELD AND CO., Chicago"

It is signed

Signed: "Emile Gallé, Nancy, FRANCE"

Cite this object as

Side Chair (France), ca. 1900; Designed by Emile Gallé (French, 1846–1904); pearwood, various woods (marquetry), upholstery (replaced); 90.5 x 39 x 37 cm (35 5/8 x 15 3/8 x 14 9/16 in. ); Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson; 1979-54-1

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