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William and Mary-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.096.003 (RS245558)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has caned back; molded stepped arch crest rail with flared ears; conforming lower back rail; shaped stiles; curved arms with large scrolled handholds; caned seat with molded seat rails; raked turned rear legs; arm supports extending into front legs with carved turmpet, ovoid and block turnings; Spanish front feet; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large ornately carved front stretcher with foliate scroll motifs.

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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 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308379
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.096.003

Record details

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

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