George Jacob Hunzinger (American, born Germany, 1835-1898). <em>Chair Patent Model</em>, patent submitted 7-5-1878; granted 1-1-1879. Wood, metal, 10 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (27.3 x 1.9 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 1993.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.8_bw.jpg)

Chair Patent Model

Artist:George Jacob Hunzinger

Medium: Wood, metal

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Dates:patent submitted 7-5-1878; granted 1-1-1879

Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (27.3 x 1.9 x 14.6 cm)


Accession Number: 1993.8

Image: 1993.8_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Patent Model, wood and white metal. Profile section of side chair. Back, seat and front leg formed from continuous, flat bentwood member clad on either side with continuous c-shaped white metal molding. Inward-curved back leg likewise clad with metal molding. Two hoizontal stretchers between front and back legs similarly clad. CONDITION: Good condition. Corrosion to metal, screws securing stretchers rusted, splits to wood of both stretchers.

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