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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.043.011 (RS245328)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has caned back; arched crest rail with carved scrolls; lower rail with curved lower edge; straight molded sides framing rectangular caned back; stiles with ball finials and rectangular block and rope twist turnings; rush seat; raked rectangular legs; front legs with ovoid and rectangular block turnings and small ball feet; rectangular rear and side stretchers; and turned front stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing but 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 (3 7/8 x 2 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
3 7/8x 2 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307769
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.043.011

Record details

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

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