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"Chair of Oak"

CC010.001.006.064.001 (RS246067)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Drawing appears to be a preliminary sketch as not all details are are complete. William and Mary-style arm chair has ornately carved crest rail; rectangular caned back panel flanked by carved stiles; conforming carved lower back rail; spiral twist stiles with quatrefoil-carved blocks and round finials; caned seat; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; turned spiral twist and rectangular block legs with ovoid feet; turned spiral twist H-stretcher; and ornately carved front rail. Carved ornamentation includes scrolls, foliage, rosettes and cherubs. Title, "For C. C. Walker, Esq. / Page 12 Vol. II Mag." and "11735" 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 (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308090
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.064.001

Record details

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

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