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Chippendale-style Corner Chair

CC010.001.006.054.003 (RS246143)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style corner chair has upper section with shaped crest rail and carved center shell, shaped stiles with carved volutes at top; and pierced vasiform splat; semicirular flat arm with rounded ends and shaped center to support upper section; two pierced vasiform splats; three tapered round arm supports with ring turnings; upholstered slip seat; deep seat rail with rectangular blocks beneath arm supports; raked tapered square rear leg; three cabriole legs with ball-and claw feet; carved shell on knee of middle cabriole leg; and turned X-stretcher. "C. C. Walker" 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 x 4 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307951
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.054.003

Record details

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

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