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"Dining Chair"

CC010.001.006.023.004 (RS245997)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular crest with rolled top and scrolled ends; open X-shaped splat with central rosette below crest; lower rail composed of two thin slats joined by three small carved motfs; molded arms flowing from stiles with scrollled handholds; arm supports with reeded vasiform turnings; leather upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with molded corner blocks in front; raked tapered square rear legs; and fluted tapered round front legs with turned feet. Title, design notes and "1193" are handwritten on drawing.

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 (7 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/8x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307519
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.023.004

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
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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