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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.045.014 (RS245533)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has tall rectangular caned back; crest rail with carved concave top edge; straight lower rails; tall straight stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; square legs; and turned H-stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Also missing in part is an A. H. Davenport Co. stamp. The entire stamp seen on other drawings indicates that Francis Henry Bacon is the designer.

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 (2 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
2 5/8x 2 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307803
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.045.014

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Probably Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)
Other People
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940
Descriptive Terms
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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