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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.043.005 (RS245571)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has slanted back; molded rectangular crest rail and narrower lower rail; pierced splat consisting of two vertical slats flanking several interlaced ribs in a Gothic tracery pattern with a central oval cartouche having a carved or inlaid rosette; molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; tapered round reeded front legs with turned tops; and tapered cylindrical feet. Title, "3755" and dimensions are handwritten on drawing. Related design is CC010.001.006.043.008.

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 pencil (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/8x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307763
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.043.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Neoclassica-style Side Chair — Related design.

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