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"Copy of An Old Chair"

CC010.001.006.043.001 (RS245293)

Description

Design drawing titled "Copy of An Old Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has crest rail composed of two turned rods with top of a large rectangular tablet in the middle; lower rail at bottom of rectangle composed of thin slats in a diamond lozenge pattern; square stiles which flare at top with carved rosettes on ends and extend down into raked rear legs; curved arms flowing from top of stile; turned arm supports; caned seat; narrow seat rails; and turned front legs. Title, design notes, "Brown Collection," "Mar. 22 - 1907 / J. B. W." and "11558" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-22
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307755
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.043.001

Record details

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

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