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"Arm Chair in Library of Mahogany & Brass"

CC010.001.006.053.001 (RS245574)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair in Library of Mahogany & Brass" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style arm chair has rectangular upholstered back; pediment above crest rail with center rectangular tablet flanked by scrolls; straight crest rail with rosettes in corner blocks; fluted stiles; straight lower rail; straight arms with scrolled brackets at back, deeply upholstered arm pads and rounded ends with rosettes; curved molded arm supports with scrolled bases above rectangular blocks; deep upholstered seat with bowed front; molded seat rails with rounded front corners; raked tapered rear legs; and tapered round columnar legs in front with fluted base and casters. Appied brass ornaments may include: foliate motifs on pediment tablet, crest rail, and front seat rail; rosettes on stiles, arms and arm supports; anthemions on front corner blocks; and fluted bases on front legs. Title is handwitten 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 (11 1/8 x 7 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/8x 7 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307941
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.053.001

Record details

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

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