Side Chair #7972, Side Chair #742, and Side Chair #1223

Collection Type

  • Photography


1913-1914, undated



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Black-and-white photograph of three different Queen Anne-style side chairs. The first chair (#7972) has a curved crest rail with lobed ears and scooped center portion; vasiform splat with pierced arch above rectangular shoe; upholstered seat with protruding rounded front corners; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with carved foliate knees and hoof feet. The second side chair (#742) has rectangular back with rounded top corners; vasiform splat with pierced keyhole shape at top; stepped shoe; seat with over-the-rail upholstery; cabriole legs; carved knees in front; and cow-horn stretcher. The final side chair has yoke crest with carved volutes; solid vasiform splat; stepped shoe; straight stiles; upholstered slip seat; straight seat rails; raked rear legs; cabriole front legs with pad feet; and turned H-stretchers. Handwritten notes on page include abovementioned A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers and wood types.


Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Queen Anne Style
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

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

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

black-and-white photographs

Description Level


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