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"Desk Chair"

CC010.001.006.078.002 (RS245436)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has semicircular form with caned back and sides; continuous crest rail and arms; freestanding reeded vasiform arm supports; rectangular stiles; leather upholstered seat with curved front; single row of metal tacks on front upholstery edge; plain seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round legs in front with brass caps and casters. Title, design notes and "696" are handwritten on drawing; however, title is partially cut off. CC010.001.006.070.006, CC010.001.006.078.005, and CC010.001.006.078.006 are related designs.

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 (6 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308228
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.078.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Desk Chair" — Related design.
"Revolving Chair"
Arm Chair #7544, Arm Chair #696 and Arm Chair #1268

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