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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.044.002 (RS245987)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has caned back with arched crest rail and straight lower rail; straight stiles with carved blocks at top corners; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with carved corner blocks; raked rectangular rear legs; fluted tapered square front legs with cuffed feet; and an H-stretcher. Title, design notes, and "E. S. Webster / Det. Dec. 19 -1905 K" are handwritten on drawing. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.044.003.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1905-12-19
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/8 x 3 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/8x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307778
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.044.002

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
Related Items
"Arm Chair" — Companion set of chairs.

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