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"Settee of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.004.003.006 (RS209204)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Settee of Mahogany." Front view is rendered in pencil and watercolor; side view is in pencil only. Settee has three-chair back form; crest rails with carved garlands and bowknots; "curule" style back splats; reeded rails; reeded arms with curved ends terminating in turned bulb arm supports; four reeded tapered round front legs terminating in bulb feet; two raked rear legs; and upholstered seat with fringe on lower edge. Title, dimensions and "M2096" are handwritten in pencil. Blind stamped in lower left corner is: "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 (11 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/4x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303856
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.003.006

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
chair-back settees
settees
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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