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Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.023.001 (RS245897)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded shield-shaped back with serpentine crest; carved foliage on crest; pierced splat with carved kylix and garlands in an oval cartouche at top and carved rosette within curving ribs; molded stiles; curved arms and continuous arm supports with scrolled handholds; seat with serpentine front skirt, over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered molded square legs in front. "Detail 803" and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.00.036.006. Other related designs are CC010.001.006.005.001 and CC010.001.006.005.002.

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 (10 3/4 x 6 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307516
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.023.001

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
"Chair (Heppelwhite)" — Related design.
"Arm Chair (Heppelwhite)" — Related design.
Neoclassical-style Side Chair
Armchair #803, Settee #11659 and Side Chair #803

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