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"Alternative for Governor's Chair"

CC010.001.006.088.001 (RS245435)

Description

Design drawing titled "Alternative for Governor's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style arm chair has tall back wtih curved crest rail, conforming lower rail, and molded stiles; large ornate carving on crest rail including central shell and foliate scrolls; upholstered back; shaped arms with upholstered pads; and scrolled handholds; curved arm supports with carved acanthus leaves at base. upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks outlining upholstered edges; straight seat rails with rounded front corners; raked square rear legs; and cabriole front legs with ornately carved foliate scrolls on knees and scrolled feet. Title is handwritten on drawing.

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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 (10 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/8x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308341
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.088.001

Record details

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

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