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Arm Chair

CC011.001.001.004.001.014 (RS209455)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace and mounted on board. Perspective view of a chair is shown. Arm chair has back composed of three interlaced pierced ovals with carved foliage on applied rounded ears; horizontal arms with outwardly scrolled hand holds; curved arm supports; carved front seat rail; cabriole back legs with pad feet; and cabriole front legs with large carved acanthus leaves on knees and ball-and-claw feet. Embossed on lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St." Remainder of address is missing. Printed on corner of mounting board is "301."

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 design drawing in pencil (18 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
18 1/2x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303835
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.014

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
oval-back chairs
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views

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