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Neoclassical-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.038.001 (RS245872)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded shield-shaped back with shaped crest; pierced splat with central flaring rib flanked by two concave curved ribs; curved stiles; upholstered seat; seat rails with serpentine lower edges; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with cuffed feet. Extensive painted decoration on chair includes floral arrangement and bellflowers on back; bellflowers on legs; and foliate motifs and cartouche on seat rails.

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 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 7/8x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307655
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.038.001

Record details

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

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