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William and Mary-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.031.001 (RS245886)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. William and Mary-style side chair has back which cants backward; heavily carved scrolled crest rail; splat consisting of narrow oval upholstered center flanked by carved double scrolls; conforming bottom rail; turned vasiform stiles with ring turnings and carved cylinders at rails; ball finials; seat with over-the-rail upholstery; single row of metal tacks at edge of back and seat upholstery; turned rear legs; turned front legs with carved blocks at stretchers; turned H-stretcher; and elaborately carved high front stretcher. "903" is handwritten on drawing.

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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 (4 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307555
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.031.001

Record details

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

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