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"Louis XVI Arm Chair "C""

CC010.001.006.050.001 (RS245850)

Description

Design drawing titled "Louis XVI Arm Chair "C""rendered in ink on trace. Front and side views are shown. Chair has slanted curved back; deep shaped wings; gently sloping crest rail continuing along wings and into arms with ornate carving including foliate ornament at top center; arm supports with fluted columns, carved acanthus leaves, fluted blocks and carved finials at top; straight seat rails with molded top edges and carved bottom edges; fluted tapered round legs with carved tops in front and plai in rear; and cuffed feet. Upholstered back, arms, arm pads, and seat. Title 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 (6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307918
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.050.001

Record details

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

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