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"3 Side Chairs in Blue Velvet"

CC011.001.001.004.002.009 (RS209596)

Description

Design drawing titled "3 Side Chairs in Blue Velvet" with two views. Front view of chair is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side chair is in pencil only. Federal-style side chair had square curved back; straight crest rail with carved ribbons, bow, and garland; curule-shaped splat with carved rosette at center; molded stiles with volutes at top and lower rail; upholstered seat; plain seat rails with carved rosettes at corners; raked tapered square rear legs; round tapered fluted front legs; and ovoid feet with cuffs. Title, scale and "150" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed at lower left corner is "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

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 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303846
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.002.009

Record details

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

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