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1968

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2015

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Chairs (France)

This is a Chairs . It was made by M. Delaporte. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is carved and painted beechwood, silk. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mary Hayward Weir. It is credited Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 110 x 58 x 54 cm (43 5/16 x 22 13/16 x 21 1/4 in.) H x W x D (b): 92.5 x 58 x 65.2 cm (36 7/16 x 22 13/16 x 25 11/16 in.) H x W x D (c): 92.5 x 48 x 49.5 cm (36 7/16 x 18 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.) H x W x D (d): 93 x 67 x 49 cm (36 5/8 x 26 3/8 x 19 5/16 in.) H x W x D (e): 96 x 47 x 50 cm (37 13/16 x 18 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Chair -2a: signed "M. DELAPORTE" under front seat rail.

Cite this object as

Chairs (France); Made by M. Delaporte (French); carved and painted beechwood, silk; H x W x D (a): 110 x 58 x 54 cm (43 5/16 x 22 13/16 x 21 1/4 in.) H x W x D (b): 92.5 x 58 x 65.2 cm (36 7/16 x 22 13/16 x 25 11/16 in.) H x W x D (c): 92.5 x 48 x 49.5 cm (36 7/16 x 18 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.) H x W x D (d): 93 x 67 x 49 cm (36 5/8 x 26 3/8 x 19 5/16 in.) H x W x D (e): 96 x 47 x 50 cm (37 13/16 x 18 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir; 1968-158-2-a/e

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