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"Large Desk Chair"

CC010.001.006.074.004 (RS245394)

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Desk Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has fully upholstered high back with arched crest; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and continuous curved arm supports; upholstered arm supports and sides; fully upholstered rounded seat; single row of metal tacks along all upholstered edges; pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with brass caps and casters; and large foliate-carved scrolls at top of legs. Title, "J. O. Wardwell / Det. Jan. 20 - 1904" and the notation "Leave Off" (next to carved scrolls on legs) are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1904-01-20
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/2 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/2x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308196
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.074.004

Record details

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

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