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Banister Back Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.017.003 (RS245865)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Banister- back arm chair has flattened arched crest; three wide banisters; rectangular stiles; curved back; flattened curved arms with scrolled handholds; arm supports with vasiform, ring and ovoid turnings; rush seat; raked rectangular rear legs; two front legs with ring, vasiform, and block turnings; turned ovoid feet; turned front stretcher; and rectangular side and rear stretchers. Design notes and "See 12965" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.017.002.

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 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307482
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.017.003

Record details

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

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