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Easy Chair

CC010.001.006.049.002 (RS245551)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has serpentine crest rail with carved shell and foliage ornament at center and carved foliage at ends; high flaring arms with curved arm supports ending in foliate-carved scrolls at top and rectangular blocks with carved acanthus leaves at bottom; molded straight seat rail with large scrolled foliate motif at center; raked rear legs; tapered square front legs with carved bellflowers and block feet; and upholstered back, arms and seat. "767 ?" is 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 ink (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307914
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.049.002

Record details

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