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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.038.007 (RS246048)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest; pierced splat with five flaring ribs with swag and Prince of Wales feather motifs at top; carved stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and fluted tapered square front legs with spade feet. Title and notation about matching arm chair 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 (5 5/8 x 3 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 5/8x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307668
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.038.007

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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