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Pencil Drawing -- "Hall 1st Floor"

CC011.011.009 (RS242251)

Description

Design drawing titled "Hall 1st Floor" rendered in pencil. Front views of a large settle, side chair, chest on stand and table are shown. All pieces are in a coordinating Renaissance Revival style. Settle, chest and table are oversized in scale and feature carved gadrooning on top edges; carved geometric moldings; foliate scroll carving on panels; arm supports and legs in the form of large turned fluted balusters topped with carved acanthus leaves; and bun feet. Side chair has similar gadrooning, moldings and foliate scroll carving as well as an upholstered seat and back panel, straight rear legs, and tapered feet in front with casters. Title and "#32" are handwritten on drawing. Stamped on drawing is "To Be Returned To / A. H. Davenport, / 96 Washington Streeet, Boston. / Victor Charmois / Oscar A. Norman / Designers."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1883, undated
Date Notes
Victor Charmois died on August 28,1883.
Date of Acquisition
2014
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 13 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314680
Reference Code
CC011.011.009

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Charmois, Victor, 1828-1883 (Designer)
Norman, Oscar Alexis, 1847-1924 (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
cabinets (case furniture)
cabinets on stands
cassoni
chairs (furniture forms)
settles
side chairs
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings

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