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"Arm Chair"

CC010.001.006.044.003 (RS245980)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has caned back with arched crest rail with carved ornament at center and straight lower rail; straight stiles with carved blocks at top corners; curved arm with continuous curved arm supports; 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 side chair is CC010.001.006.044.002.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902-12-19
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/8x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307781
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.044.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Light Chair" — Companion set of chairs.

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