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"Ben Franklin Chair"

CC010.001.006.089.005 (RS245988)

Description

Design drawing title "Ben Franklin Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Arm chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back with serpentine crest; fully upholstered rectangular sea with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; straight upholstered arms; curved arm supports; tapered square legs with casters; and stretchers in front and rear. Title, "Amer. Sec. & Trust Co. / 47204" and "559" 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 pencil (7 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308349
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.089.005

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
Related Items
Arm Chair #874, Arm Chair #559, and Arm Chair #226

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