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Chinese Chippendale-style Side Chair

CC011.001.001.004.001.004 (RS209467)

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. Chinese Chippendale-style side chair with shaped crest rail has inlaid pagoda roof at center; rectangular open fretwork splat; upholstered slip seat; front and side seat rails with inlaid veneer diamonds; square raked back legs; tapered square front legs with top and medial cuffs, inlaid veneer rectangular motifs, and terminating in block feet; and pierced fretwork side and front stretchers. Embossed at lower right is: "Return to A. H. Davenport Co. / 150 Madison Ave. / New York."

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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 (10 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303822
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Chinese Chippendale
Chinese chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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