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"Corner Chair of Dark Oak"

CC010.001.006.106.001 (RS245495)

Description

Design drawing titled "Corner Chair of Dark Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style corner chair has tall rectangular back with recessed panel; arched crest rail with carved scrolls and foliage at center; cabriole stiles with scrolled ends and carved acanthus leaves at top; carved scrolls under lower back rail; flat curved arms with rounded ends; round columnar arm supports with ring turnings; trapezoidal upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; narrow molded seat rails; four rectangular legs; H-stretcher from back to front with rectangular back and middle sections; and carved front section of stretcher with central medallion enclosing floral motif and flanking flared supports. Title, "Det. "6210" and "in Billiard Room / W. B. Schiller 15 May - 1903 / 43303" are handwritten on drawing.

large carved scrolled front stretcher similar to crest rail. Design notes and "Hofer" ae handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-05-15
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (11 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/2x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308443
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.106.001

Record details

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

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