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"XVIII Century Italian Prayer Chair"

CC011.001.001.004.002.011 (RS209607)

Description

Design drawing titled "XVIII Century Italian Prayer Chair" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Classical Revival side chair has straight narrow crest which is padded and upholstered; back in the form of a large urn between two curved molded stiles; upholstered seat; seat rails with dentil molding and carved rosettes at corners; and four tapered square legs with ovoid feet. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing. Blind stamped at lower left corner: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

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 (12 3/8 x 16 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/8x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303848
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.002.011

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)
Related Items
"Copy of an Old Italian Chair"

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