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"Dining Chairs"

CC010.001.006.004.004 (RS245419)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chairs" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has serpentine crest with carved flaring ears; pierced splat with scrolling tracery pattern; upholstered trapezoidal seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs. Title, design notes, "for Mr. Lawton of Quincy," "detailed Feb 14, '92" and "2188" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1892-02-14
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
7x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307332
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.004.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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