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"Dining Chair of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.011.001 (RS246050)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has oxbow-shaped crest; rounded ears with carved foliage; solid vasiform splat; shaped stiles; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked tapered square legs in rear; and tapered square front legs. Painted decoration on splat, crest and stiles includes floral and foliate motifs.

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 (6 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307389
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.011.001

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

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