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"Light Chair Painted White"

CC010.001.006.038.004 (RS246081)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair Painted White" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has oval back; pierced splat with flaring ribs and rectangular plaque; curved stiles; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with spade feet. Carved decoration on back and splat includes swags, bellflowers and foliate motifs which have been touched with gilding. Title and one design note 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 ink (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307665
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.038.004

Record details

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

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