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"Sheraton Chairs of Satinwood with Painted Decoration"

CC011.001.001.004.002.006 (RS209603)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sheraton Chairs of Satinwood with Painted Decoration" with three views. Front view of armchair is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view of armchair and front view of side chair are in pencil only. Neoclassical or Sheraton-style armchair has crest rail formed by a carved scroll on each side of the top of a rectangular caned splat; rectangular tablet at base of splat with two horizontal slats separated by curule shape on each side; shaped arms; turned arm supports; narrow seat rails; loose seat cushion; tapered square rear legs that flare slightly at base; and tapered round front legs with ring and ball turnings. Painted decoration throughout includes flowers and garlands of foliage. Side chair has same design. Title, scale and firm name are handwritten on drawing.

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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 (9 1/8 x 13 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/8x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303843
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.002.006

Record details

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

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