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Two Chairs, Settee and Table

CC011.001.001.004.002.012 (RS209604)

Description

Design drawing of two chairs, settee and table. Perspective views are shown. Drawing of settee is rendered in watercolor and pencil; others are shown in pencil only. The Federal-style armchair, chair and settee each have a straight top rail; horizontal pierced splat with a solid central diamond; upholstered seat; and saber legs. The armchair and settee have gooseneck arms. Settee and chairs have painted or stenciled motifs on the top rail and horizontal splat; the settee also has painted motifs on the seat rail. On the settee, these motifs are gold on a painted black surface. The square table has straight legs and inlaid or painted stringing on the perimeter of the top. The drawing is affixed to cardboard. Blind stamped on the lower left corner of the cardboard: "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 (16 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
16 1/4x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303849
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.002.012

Record details

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

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