Arm Chair #575, Side Chair #7971 and Side Chair #757

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314345

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Description

Black-and-white photographs of one arm chair and two different side chairs. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest with carved scrolled ears and central foliate motif; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; molded stiles; curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; upholstered slip seat; raked rear legs; straight square front legs; and straight rear and H-stretchers. One Chippendale-style slat-back side chair has curved pierced crest rail with carved scrolls, center carved shell, and carved volutes at ends; two conforming slats; shaped stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; square legs; and front and rear stretchers.The other Chippendale-style side chair has curved crest rail with carved foliage and volutes; rounded ears; pierced vasiform splat with scrolled cut-out ears; gadrooned molding on shoe; rectangular seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks alond lower edge; Marlborough legs with rear legs slightly raked; and straight rear and H-stretchers. Handwritten notes on page include: wood type and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers "575," "7971," and "757."

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
photographs
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.005.045

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white photographs

Description Level

Item

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