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William and Mary-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.095.003 (RS246161)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has arched crest rail; conforming lower back rail; rectangular caned back panel enclosed by carved sides; stiles with ovoid, vasiform and ring turnings; large acorn finials; rush seat; turned rear legs; front legs with ovoid turnings followed by S-shaped double scrolls; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on crest and lower back rails, stiles and front stretcher.

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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 (7 1/4 x 4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308372
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.095.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
William and Mary
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
rush (material)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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