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Side Chair (USA)

This is a Side chair. It was made by John Hewitt. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is mahogany, poplar, horse hair. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Norvin Hewitt Green. It is credited Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 85.3 x 46.5 x 51.8 cm (33 9/16 x 18 5/16 x 20 3/8in.)

It has the following markings

Cabniet maker's no.: "VIII"

Cite this object as

Side Chair (USA); Made by John Hewitt (American, 1777–1857); mahogany, poplar, horse hair; H x W x D: 85.3 x 46.5 x 51.8 cm (33 9/16 x 18 5/16 x 20 3/8in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-1086

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