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"Light Chair of English Oak"

CC010.001.006.041.001 (RS245415)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair of English Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Side chair has rectangular caned back with serpentine crest and rounded ears; molded rectangular stiles and bottom rail; caned seat; serpentine curved seat rails; cabriole legs with scrolled feet; and double lyre stretcher. Extensive carved and gilded ornamentation includes carved foliage and shells on crest rail, seat rails, and legs. Title and design notes 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 (11 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/4x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307740
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.041.001

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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