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Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.038.008 (RS246115)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm 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; curved arms with continuous arm supports and carved corner blocks below; 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. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.038.005.

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 1/2 x 3 1/2 iinches)
Dimensions
4 1/2x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307672
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.038.008

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
shield-back chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Neoclassical-style Side Chair — Companion set of chairs.

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