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"President's Chair"

CC010.001.006.088.003 (RS245377)

Description

Design drawing titled "President's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back with arched crest and concave lower edge; flat carved sheaf of wheat tied with ribbon on arch; rectangular upholstered area below arch with diamond pattern at top made with metal tacks; square stiles with carved detail at top and rounded finials; flat shaped arms; tapered square arm supports; fully upholstered D-shaped seat; single row of metal tacks outlining upholstered edges on back and seat; and tapered square legs, raked in rear. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

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 (8 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308343
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.088.003

Record details

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

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