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Easy Chair

CC010.001.006.049.005 (RS245321)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has square back; deep straight crest rail with carved or inlaid kylix in center tablet; vasiform turned arm supports with carved acanthus leaves at base and rectangular blocks with carved or inlaid ornamentation; straight seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; tapered reeded round columnar front legs with carved caps; and brass shoes with casters. Back, arms and seat are upholstered with single row of metal tacks along edges. Title, design notes, "F. B. White / 47213" and "580" 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 ink (5 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307917
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.049.005

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
square easy chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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