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"Arm Chair"

CC010.001.006.005.004 (RS245981)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest with carved scrolled ears and central foliate motif; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; molded stiles; curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; 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. Stamped in lower right corner but partially cut off is: "To be returned to / A. H. Davenport, Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass." Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.005.003.

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 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307337
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.005.004

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
Related Items
"Dining Chairs of Mahogany - Side Chair" — Companion set of dining chairs.
Arm Chair #575, Side Chair #7971 and Side Chair #757

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