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"Dining Chairs of Mahogany - Side Chair"

CC010.001.006.005.003 (RS245906)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chairs of Mahogany - Side Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has shaped crest with carved scrolled ears and central foliate motif; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with acanthus-carved knees and ball-and-claw feet. Title and "575" are handwritten on drawing. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.005.004.

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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 3/8 x 4 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307336
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.005.003

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
Related Items
"Arm Chair" — Companion set of dining chairs.

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