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Side Chair #229, Side Chair #0 / 69, and Side Chair #769

CC010.005.050 (RS243546)


Black-and-white photograph of three side chairs. The first (#229) is a William and Mary-style side chair with a straight crest rail; rectangular caned panel; spiral twist turned stiles with rectangular blocks at crest rail and ball finials; upholstered seat; straight seat rails; spiral twist turned legs with rectangular blocks at junctions with stretchers; turned pear feet; and spiral twist turned front, rear and H-stretchers.The next side chair (#0 / 69) has a tall upholstered back with arched crest and projecting flared ears; square stiles extending into rear legs; fully upholstered seat with curved front rail; front legs with block and spiral twist turnings; disc feet; and spiral twist turned double front and H-stretchers. Final side chair (#769) has canted back with shaped arched crest rail; rectangular caned panel; straight lower rail; stiles and legs with rectangular block, vasiform and ring turnings; ball finials on stiles; and rectangular H-stretcher. Handwritten notes on page include wood type and abovementioned A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers.

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
1913-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
Physical Description
1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
7 3/16x 9 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Reference Code

Record details

Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
William and Mary
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
Related Items
William and Mary-style Side Chair
Side Chair
Side Chair

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