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"Large Chair"

CC010.001.006.067.002 (RS245605)

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Elizabethan Revival-style chair has ornately carved crest rail with two large scrolls flanking an oval cartouche with "W" and "1887" carved within it; triangular pediment above cartouche; square paneled back; flat rectangular stiles carved with foliate motifs and faces; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; turned arm supports; plank seat; straight side seat rails; front seat with carved scroll motifs; square rear legs; front legs with block, ring and vasiform turnings; box stretcher; and ovoid feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1887
Date Notes
Date is based on carved date shown in chair's crest rail.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (7 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308130
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.067.002

Record details

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

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