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Neoclassical-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.038.003 (RS246117)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded heart-shaped back intersecting with reverse-teardrop shape; carved bellflowers and pierced ribs on back; inlaid or carved lunette at bottom of back; molded shaped stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery, one row of metal tacks along bottom edge, and one row of tacks in a scalloped pattern; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with cuffed tapered feet.

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 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 5/8x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307660
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.038.003

Record details

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

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