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"Carved Walnut Chair, Style of Charles II"

CC011.001.001.004.002.010 (RS209598)

Description

Design drawing titled "Carved Walnut Chair, Style of Charles II" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Perspective view is shown. Large armchair has square upholstered back with braid and fringe trim at bottom edge; curved arms with scrolled hand holds; upholstered seat with braid and fringe trim at lower edge; round rear legs with rectangular block feet; cabriole front legs with scroll toes; large front stretcher with central cartouche; and H-stretchers. Elaborate foliate carving over all wood surfaces except rear legs. Title and "Irving & Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston & New York" 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 (15 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
15 3/4x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303847
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.002.010

Record details

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

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