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Object ID #907195809

This is a armchair. It was designed by Kem (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber. It is dated 1928–29. Its medium is painted wood with synthetic leather.

This chair and sideboard combine the linear impact of modern design with the soothing sage green color popular in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Here Weber references the shape and appearance of kitchen cabinetry. The Kem Weber Group was one of the designer's first projects for serial manufacture.

It is credited Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Fund 2003.4.

  • Object ID #907130353
  • sage green painted wood.
  • Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial....
  • 48.2016.13

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 105.4 × 53.4 × 50.8 cm (41 1/2 in. × 21 in. × 20 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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