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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.040.003 (RS246063)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has rectangular caned back with spiral twist molding on stiles and rails; carved foliate ornament atop center of crest rail; fluted lower stiles; upholstered seat with bowed front; seat rails with rosette-carved corner blocks; and tapered fluted columnar legs with ovoid feet. Title, a design note and "1240" are handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off.

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 2 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/4x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307696
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.040.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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