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Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.027.004 (RS246071)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has shaped arching crest rail; tall fully upholstered rectangular back with large metal tacks along edges and fringe at bottoom edge; square stiles; curved arms and arm supports with carved acanthus leaves; upholstered seat with single row of large metal tacks along bottom edge with fringe trim below; turned spiral twist legs with foliate-carved rectangular blocks above ovoid feet; and H-stretcher with rectangular stretchers on sides and arched middle stretcher with carved shell and scrolls. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.027.004.

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 (8 3/4 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307549
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.027.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
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