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Chippendale-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.029.002 (RS245888)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest rail and scrolled ears with extensive foliate carving; pierced splat with four flaring stiles with small carved rosettes joining the ribs at the middle; shaped stiles; arms with scrolled handholds and curved arrm supports with carved acanthus leaves; seat with over-the-rails upholstery and single row of metal tacks along the bottom edge; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with shell and foliate carved knees and large paw feet. "3439" is handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.029.001.

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 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307550
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.029.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Side Chair — Companion set of dining chairs.
Arm Chair and Side Chair #3439

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