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Federal-style Side Chair

CC011.001.001.004.002.008 (RS209597)

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 curved back; crest rail with rectangular tablet between two trumpet-shaped elements; splat formed by four vertical rods and a central tall rectangular tablet and molded lower rail; molded stiles with volutes at top; upholstered square seat; molded seat rails and tapered front legs with cuffs; and raked tapered square rear legs. Painted decoration includes basket of flowers on splat; corners of seat rails; and front leg cuffs. Scale and "Irving & Casson - / A. H. Davenport Co. / 601 - 5th Ave NYC" are handwritten on drawing.

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 (8 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303845
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.002.008

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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