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"High Back Chair of Dark . . ."

CC010.001.006.102.003 (RS245303)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has carved crest rail with double scrolls; conforming lower back rail; stiles with vasiform, cylinder, ring and ovoid turnings and rectangular blocks at rails; acorn finials; shaped splat with rectangular caned inset; rush seat; block and cylinder turned rear legs; vasiform and ring turned front legs with blocks at seat, stretchers and block feet; rectangular rear stretcher; turned side stretchers; and carved scrolled front stretcher. TItle and design notes are handwritten on drawing; however, part of title is 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 (7 1/2 x 4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308417
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.102.003

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)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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