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Object ID #907214129

This is a dining chair. It is dated 1925. Its medium is bird's-eye maple, upholstery.

This chair, part of a suite for New York philanthropist Adolph Lewisohn at 881 Fifth Avenue, is modernist painter Claggett Wilson’s only known residential commission. Its pierced back slat suggests Wiener Werkstätte motifs. The residence also contained Renaissance tapestries, Chinese porcelains, Impressionist art, and antique furniture.

It is credited Collection of John C. Waddell.

  • Object ID #18563383
  • wrought iron.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Richard Irvin.
  • 1941-38-1
  • Object ID #907130091
  • cut steel and wrought iron.
  • Collection of the Newark Museum, Gift of Herman A. E. and Paul C. Jaehne,....
  • 40.2016.1

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

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 99.1 × 49.2 × 55.9 cm (39 in. × 19 3/8 in. × 22 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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