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"Chair"

CC010.001.006.056.006 (RS245934)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style klismos arm chair has deep rectangular crest rail which curves back; pierced splat composed of carved scrolls and rosettes; lower back rail with two thin slats joined by small hourglass shapes; curvilinear stiles with scrolled top which flow into arms, seat rails and legs; arms terminating in large scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; straight front seat rail; and saber legs. Title 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 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308008
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.056.006

Record details

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

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