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"Arm Chair of Oak"

CC011.001.001.004.001.015 (RS209459)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Arm Chair of Oak." Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Arm chair has a rectangular upholstered back; thickly upholstered arms; deep upholstered seat; turned vasiform arm supports; legs with eight-sided turned blocks; and four shaped stretchers. Arm supports, legs and stretchers have motifs painted in red, green, gold and white. Crimson red upholstery has single row of metal tacks along seat and arm edges. Title and "14165" are hand printed on drawing. Embossed at the lower left corner: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass." Printed on edge of mounting board is "270."

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 (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303880
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.015

Record details

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

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