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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.035.004 (RS245478)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Queen Anne-style side chair has shaped crest with carved scrolls; cyma-curved stiles; solid splat with oval cartouche and painted decoration including klyix and bellflowers; upholstered rectangular seat; straight seat rails; raked square rear legs; and cabriole front legs with carved knees and pad feet. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Design notes and "1592" are also 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 ink (5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307596
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.035.004

Record details

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

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