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Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.019.007 (RS245920)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded shield-shaped back with serpentine crest; pierced splat composed of five ribs with papyrus tops rising from a bottom lunette; curved arms and continuous arm supports; curved molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; tapered square front legs; and H-stretcher. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.019.008.

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 (5 x 3 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307499
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.019.007

Record details

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

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