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Neoclassical-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.021.001 (RS245959)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest; pierced splat with stylized figure eight flanked by scrolling ribs and a lunette base; curved stiles; seat with serpentine skirt, over-the-rail upholstery, and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked square rear legs; and tapered square front legs. Title is handwritten on page.

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 (11 1/4 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/4x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307503
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.021.001

Record details

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

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