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Chair (USA), ca. 1869

This is a chair. It was designed by George Jakob Hunzinger. It is dated ca. 1869 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is maple, cord, cloth-covered metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from John Diele. It is credited Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Vermelha Chair, 2007
  • bent epoxy-coated steel, hand woven dyed cotton rope, aluminum.
  • Gift of Edra SpA, Italy.
  • 2007-39-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 80.5 x 54 x 50cm (31 11/16 x 21 1/4 x 19 11/16in.)

Cite this object as

Chair (USA), ca. 1869; Designed by George Jakob Hunzinger (1835 – 1898); maple, cord, cloth-covered metal; H x W x D: 80.5 x 54 x 50cm (31 11/16 x 21 1/4 x 19 11/16in.); Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1997-133-1

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