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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.035.007 (RS245390)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has oval caned back with molded rim and carved garland at top; curved stiles; rectangular caned seat has rounded back and molded rim; straight seat rails with molded bottom edge and carved corner blocks; four reeded tapered round legs with raked rear legs; and turned ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "W. T. White May 4 - K" and "H. F. Bigelow" 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 (4 7/8 x 3 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 7/8x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307601
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.035.007

Record details

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

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