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"Chair of Oak"

CC010.001.006.064.002 (RS245989)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has ornately carved arched crest rail; oval caned back within a carved frame; carved lower back rail; spiral twist stiles with carved blocks and ovoid finials; upholstered seat; narrow seat rails; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; turned spiral twist and rectangular block legs with bun feet; turned spiral twist H-stretcher; and ornately carved front rail. Extensive carved ornamentation on rails, kegs arms and arm supports includes quatrefoils, scrolls, foliage, rosettes and urns of flowers. Title, "11390" and the following note are handwritten on drawing: "This chair taken from History of / English Furniture by Percy Macquoid / Vol. II Part VI PAge 10 Fig. 9 / Det. by G. B. P. & Made for C. C. Walker."

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 1/2 x 10 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308091
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.064.002

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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