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Dining Chair, 1925

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.

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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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