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Chippendale-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.008.004 (RS245385)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has ox-bow shaped crest with central carved foliate pattern; rounded ears with carved foliage; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; curved arms continuing into arm supports; trapezoidal seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along seat rails; raked square legs in rear; and cabriole legs with acanthus-carved knees and and ball-and=claw feet. "130" is handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.008.003.

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 (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307371
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.008.004

Record details

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

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