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"Chair in Drawing Room (All Gold)"

CC010.001.006.052.002 (RS246041)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair in Drawing Room (All Gold)" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has curved crest rail; lower rail with serpentine bottom edge; shaped arms with scrolled hand holds; shaped arm supports; upholstered seat with curved back; straight seat rails on back and sides and with serpentine bottom edge in front; molded cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet; and upholstered back, arm pads and seat. Extensive carving over chair includes: carved bowknot and foliage motif at top of crest rail; carved moldings and scrolling foliage on crest and lower rails, stiles, arm supports and seat rails; scrolled ends on arms; and foliage on cabriole knees. Title is handwritted on drawing; first word is cut off but may be "Alternative."

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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 (9 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/8x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307935
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.052.002

Record details

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

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