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"Arm Chair"

CC010.001.006.052.005 (RS245995)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has deep crest rail with carved palmettes and scrolls; deeply padded rectangular upholstered back; straight lower back rail; straight stiles with scrolled tops; curved arms flowing from top of stiles into arm supports; arm supports with turned trumpet-shaped section followed by fluted hourglass; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight molded seat rails; tall rounded corner blocks in front, each with scrolled top and oval cartouche enclosing a palmette; raked rear legs; tapered round legs with ring turnings at top and bottom; and cuffed tapered cylindrical front feet. Title and "2721" 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 (9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/8x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307938
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.052.005

Record details

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

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