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Black-and-white photograph of Chippendale-style arm and side chairs. Both chairs have shaped crest rail and scrolled ears with extensive foliate carving; pierced splat with four flaring stiles with small carved rosettes joining the ribs at the middle; shaped stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along the bottom edge; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with shell and foliate carved knees and large paw feet. Arm chair has shaped arms with scrolled handholds and curved arrm supports with carved acanthus leaves; Handwritten notation on photograph is A. H. Davenport Co. detail number "3439."
chairs (furniture forms)
1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)