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Klismos Side Chair

CC010.001.006.047.001 (RS245431)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style klismos side chair has curved crest rail composed of central narrow reeded cylinder flanked by five turned round balls on each side; lower rail with rectangular center panel between two thin slats; curvilinear stiles with scrolled top and ring turings at level of lower rail which flow into seat rails and legs; upholstered seat; and four saber legs.

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 (5 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 7/8x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307882
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.047.001

Record details

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

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