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"Arm Chair of French Walnut"

CC010.001.006.007.005 (RS245891)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of French Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back with straight crest; curved arm with carved foliate motif on scrolled handholds; carved scrolled arm supports; rectangular seat; tapered square legs with carved tops; tapered turned feet; plain side stretchers; and front stretcher with central carved shell and foliage. Back and seat are fully upholstered; seat has ruffle at bottom edge; and arms have upholstered pads. Title, design notes; "Made for C. Vanderbilt Room 4 28072," "J. B. W. / March 1 - 1907" and "11502" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.019.002.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-01
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307351
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.007.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Side Chair of French Walnut" — Companion set of dining chairs.

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