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Watercolor -- Renaissance Revival-style Seating

CC011.011.017 (RS242237)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor and colored pencil. Perspective views of seven pieces of Renaissance Revival-style seating furniture are shown. Pieces include a settle or sofa, a curule chair; two arm chairs, and three side chairs. All pieces except one side chair feature heavy ornate carving and turnings on crest rails, stiles, arms, and legs. Carving includes scrolls, coats of arms, gadrooning and griffins. All but one seat and one back are upholstered.

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2014
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (13 x 17 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
13x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314688
Reference Code
CC011.011.017

Record details

Originator
Probably A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
armchairs
curule chairs
seating furniture
side chairs
sofas
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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