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Side Chair

CC010.001.006.040.001 (RS246096)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has deep rectangular crest rail with shallow lower rail below; shaped square stiles with scrolled ends at top; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; molded straight seat rails with curved corner blocks in front; raked tapered square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings and cylindrical feet. A rough sketch shows an alternative design for the top of the front legs. Design notes, "W. C. Hawes / 46955 / May 10 -1905" and "776" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten but only faintly visible is "See Springfield / Ins. Co."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1905-05-10
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 5/8x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307694
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.040.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Side Chair #776, Side Chair #638, and Side Chair #291
Side Chair

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