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Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.002.009 (RS245564)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has curved crest with swelled center section; splat formed by seven curved vertical elements joined at middle; curved arms and continuous curved arm supports; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rectangular back legs; and reeded tapered square front legs with spade feet. Back has extensive carved ornamentation including bellflowers, rosettes, and beading on crest rail and upper portion of stiles; drapery swag at top of splat; and geometric pattern at middle of splat with ribbon bowknot and garlands. "1895" is handwritten on the drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.002.008.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307308
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.002.009

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Neoclassical-style Side Chair — Companion set of dining chairs. Arm chair is CC010.001.006.002.009. Side chair is CC010.001.006.002.008.

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