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"Louis XV Arm Chair of Oak and Gold"

CC010.001.006.051.002 (RS245438)

Description

Design drawing titled "Louis XV Arm Chair of Oak and Goldr" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Easy chair has rounded back; curved crest which flows into continuous arms; curved arm supports with carved scrolled handholds and acanthus leaves leaves at base; serpentine seat front; molded seat rail with serpentine lower edge and carved foliage at front; cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet; and carved foliage on front legs. Chair is fully upholstered except arm supports, seat rails and legs. Title is 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 ink (6 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 7/8x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307924
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.051.002

Record details

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

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