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"Chamber Chair"

CC010.001.006.046.010 (RS246045)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chamber Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style shield-back side chair has serpentine crest rail; lyre-shaped pierced splat with inlaid oval patera and lunette; shaped stiles; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight narrow seat rails; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs with spade feet. Title and "Mr. Ginn ?" are handwritten on drawing.

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 (4 x 2 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
4x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307864
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.046.010

Record details

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

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