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Armchair (France), ca. 1790

This is a armchair. It was style of Georges Jacob. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is mahogany, upholstered in nailed leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt, Eleanor Garnier Hewitt, Eleanor Garnier Hewitt, Mrs. James O. Green and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 81 x 54.5 x 47cm (31 7/8 x 21 7/16 x 18 1/2in.)

Cite this object as

Armchair (France), ca. 1790; Style of Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814); mahogany, upholstered in nailed leather; H x W x D: 81 x 54.5 x 47cm (31 7/8 x 21 7/16 x 18 1/2in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-88-63

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