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Arm Chair #7544, Arm Chair #696 and Arm Chair #1268

CC010.005.068 (RS243562)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of three arm chairs. First chair has rectangular back which flares backward at top; rectangular upholstered panel on back; straight lower back rail; curvilinear stiles with round ends flowing into arms, side rails and rear raked legs; curved arms continuing into large C-shaped scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with curved front corners; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings and turned ovoid feet. Second chair has semicircular form with caned back and sides; continuous crest rail and arms; freestanding reeded vasiform arm supports; rectangular stiles; leather upholstered seat with curved front; plain seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round legs in front with brass caps and casters. Final chair has deep rectangular crest rail whcih flares backward; lower rail formed of two narrow horizontal slats with large carved double scroll above; curvilinear stiles with round ends flowing into arms, side rails and rear legs; curved arms continuing into large C-shaped scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with curved front corners; and saber legs. Handwritten notes on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 7544, 696 and 1268.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1913-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/16x 9 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314369
Reference Code
CC010.005.068

Record details

Originator
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
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Related Items
Neoclassical-style Arm Chair
"Desk Chair"

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