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Neoclassical-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.038.005 (RS246164)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest and carved foliate motifs at top of sides; pierced splat with urn flanked by two ribs forming a lyre-shape and a rosette-carved block below; curved stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered reeded round front legs with foliate carvings at top and small ovoid feet. "1219" is handwritten on drawing. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.038.008.

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 (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/4x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307666
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.038.005

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
Related Items
Neoclassical-style Arm Chair — Companion set of chairs.

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