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"Arm Chair Oak"

CC010.001.006.099.002 (RS245955)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Jacobean Revival-style side chair has arched crest rail with carved scrolls and foliage framing a face; "1885" carved beneath crest rail; tall narrow back with straight stiles and lower back rail framing a flat panelcarved with a vase and flowers; carved scroll below lower back rail; flat curved arms; round columnar arm supports; flat seat with tapered curved sides and molded edge; straight seat rails; rectangular rear legs; round columnar front legs with ring turnings and rectangular blocks at top and bottom; bun front feet; and H-stretcher with sides of stretcher in front and rear and carved mdiddle section. TItle is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1885, undated
Date Notes
Date based on date carved on chair depicted in drawing.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (9 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308407
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.099.002

Record details

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

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