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Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.039.006 (RS245408)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest rail; pierced splat; painted decoration on back including rosettes, bellflowers, and patarae; shaped stiles; shaped curved arms and arm supports; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and tapered square legs with painted bellflowers in front. Design notes are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.039.004.

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 (3 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
3 3/4x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307681
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.039.006

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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