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"Chair of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.004.001.009 (RS209456)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Mahogany" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Neoclassical-style side chair has rectangular crest; molded stiles and lower rail; splat with pierced fretwork design of a central diamond bisected by two C-shaped arcs and an inlaid oval patera at center of splat; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and a single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked tapered square rear legs; and fluted tapered round front legs with cuffs. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (8 1/2 x 11 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303828
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.009

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly 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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