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"Modern French Chair"

CC010.001.006.057.003 (RS245545)

Description

Design drawing titled "Modern French Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; top plan of seat is also provided. Armchair has caned back with curved crest rail, sides and lower rail; scrolling foliate carving on crest and lower rails; shaped arms with curved handholds; curved arm supports with carved acanthus leaves; caned seat with serpentine front; shaped seat rails with carved scrolling foliage and shells in front; and carved cabriole legs with scrolled toe and peg feet. Title, design notes, and "11546" are 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 pencil (5 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/8x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308011
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.057.003

Record details

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

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