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Swivel Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.072.002 (RS245349)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has curved back; deep molded crest rail continuing into arms with scrolled handholds; curved molded arm supports with carved acanthus leaves; caned back; rounded caned seat with serpentine front; molded straight seat rails; and pillar with swivel mechanism atop four curved legs with casters. Design notes, "Merchants Laclede Nat. Bank / 47726" and "3691" 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 ink (7 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308176
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.072.002

Record details

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

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