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William and Mary-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.104.002 (RS245482)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has tall back; carved scrolled crest rail with small shell at center; molded lower rail with gently curved bottom edge; narrow rectangular splat with caned panel having curved ends; turned round columnar stiles with rectangular blocks at rails; ball finials; rush seat; raked cylinder and block rear legs; front legs with vasiform, ring and rectangular block turnings and ball feet; rectangular rear stretcher; turned side stretchers; and large carved scrolled front stretcher similar to crest rail. Design notes and "Hofer" ae handwritten on drawing.

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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 pencil (6 5/8 x 3 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308432
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.104.002

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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