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"Chair of Cherry Cane Seat & Back"

CC010.001.006.056.005 (RS246149)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Cherry Cane Seat & Back" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has molded crest rail with rounded back and which flows into continuous arms with foliate-carved scrolled handholds; molded curved arm supports; caned curved back and sides; caned seat with straight front and rounded back; molded seat rails with rosette-carved front corner blocks; tapered fluted legs with hourglass turnings above; and cuffed ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt 28120" and "11503" are handwritten 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 pencil (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308007
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.056.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
armchairs
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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