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Chippendale-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.009.004 (RS245921)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has shaped crest with elaborate foliate carving at center and foliate carved ears; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; trapezoidal seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along edges; square legs which are raked in back; straight square front legs with extensive carving; H-stretchers and rear stretcher; and C-scroll front brackets. Title, design notes, "J. E. Palmer," "Det July 7 - 1906 / R. B." and "7850" are handwritten on drawing.

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 pencil (5 1/4 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307378
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.009.004

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
Arm Chair #576 and Side Chair #7850

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