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Neoclassical-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.054.004 (RS245864)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular crest rail with rounded ends and enlarged rectangular center tablet; splat composed of three narrow ribs with large diamond shape at center of middle rib; straight lower back rail; straight stiles with curved arms and continuous curved arm supports flowing from top of stiles; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with shaped ends of lower edge; raked tapered rear legs; and tapered square front legs with cuffed feet. Painted or inlaid decoration on crest rail, splat and seat rail; rails, stiles, and legs are either molded or have painted or inlaid stringing. "1003" 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 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307952
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.054.004

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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