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William and Mary-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.047.003 (RS245577)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. William and Mary-style side chair has rectangular back with molded rails and stiles framing caned panel; crest rail with concave ends; plain stiles beneath lower rail; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and fringe or ruffle at bottom edge; raked rear legs with block turnings; front legs with ring, block, vasiform and ovoid turnings and scrolled feet; turned rear and side stretchers; and high front stretcher with large vasiform turnings. A note about a related arm chair, "Also made for J. M. Lasell" and "13020" are handwritten on drawing.

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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 (6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307894
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.047.003

Record details

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

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