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Design drawing titled "Large Desk Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has fully upholstered high back with arched crest; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and continuous curved arm supports; upholstered arm supports and sides; fully upholstered rounded seat; single row of metal tacks along all upholstered edges; pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with brass caps and casters; and large foliate-carved scrolls at top of legs. Title, "J. O. Wardwell / Det. Jan. 20 - 1904" and the notation "Leave Off" (next to carved scrolls on legs) are handwritten on drawing.
chairs (furniture forms)
1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/2 x 6 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)