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"Desk Chair"

CC010.001.006.083.005 (RS245919)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has rectangular crest rail with applied brass palmettes and scrolls; rectangular gilded caned back; narrow straight lower back rail; rectangular stiles with scrolled ends at top flowing into curved arms; continuous arm supports with carved and fluted cylinder turnings; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; straight seat rails; columnar front corner blocks with Ionic scrolls and palmettes; rear tapered square legs extending from stiles; and tapered round columnar front legs with cuffed cylindrical feet. Title and design notes 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 (9 3/8 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/8x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308313
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.083.005

Record details

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

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