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Federal-style Side Chair

CC011.001.001.004.001.003 (RS209458)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a side chair with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Federal-style side chair has square back; crest rail with central rectangular tablet with painted fruit basket motif flanked by carved trumpet-shaped pieces; curved diamond insert in back; fluted stiles and lower rail with carved circles at corners surrounding back insert; blue upholstered slip seat; reeded front and side chair rails with carved circles at corners; round tapered reeded front legs with cuffs and plain tapered feet; and raked back legs. Handwritten at lower right is: "Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. - 601 5th Ave.., N. Y. C."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (6 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 10 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303821
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.003

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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