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"Side Chair of French Walnut"

CC010.001.006.019.002 (RS245937)

Description

Design drawing titled "Side Chair of French Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Side chair has tall rectangular back with straight crest; 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. Title, design notes; "Order 28071 / Made for C. Vanderbilt Room 4" and "J. B. W. Feb. 19 07" are handwritten on drawing. Companion arm chair is CC10.001.006.007.005.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-02-19
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (6 x 6 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
6x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307494
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.019.002

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
"Arm Chair of French Walnut" — Companion set of dining chairs.

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