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"Chair of Walnut"

CC011.001.001.004.001.002 (RS209462)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Walnut" on paper and affixed to cardboard. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. William and Mary-style armchair has elaborately carved crest rail with swags, tassels, and a coat of arms; back which cants back with caned splat and molded stiles that flare at top; scalloped lower back rail; upholstered slip seat; molded arms with scrolled handholds; carved and turned trumpet-rectangle-trumpet-rectangle arm supports and legs; carved and scrolled front stretcher; turned side stretchers; and Spanish feet. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing; "255" is stamped at lower edge of cardboard. Embossed on lower left corner of drawing is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (12 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303820
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Early Baroque
William and Mary
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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