Side Chair #460, Side Chair #220 and Side Chair #272

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314355

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of three side chairs. The first, a Neoclassical-style klismos side chair, has a rectangular crest rail with carved ends having cut out double scrolls; lower rail with two carved volutes on either side of round medallion; molded curvilinear stiles flowing into seat rails and legs; upholstered slip seat; reeded front seat rail; and four saber legs. The next, also a Neoclassical-style side chair, has a rectangular crest rail over square stiles; pierced splat with three vertical ribs, two diagonal ribs and central oval cartouche; upholstered seat; straight seat rails; tapered square legs, raked in rear; and spade front feet. The final chair has a curved crest rail; square stiles extending into raked rear legs; a caned back panel; caned D-shaped seat; straight seat rails with carved rosettes at front corners; and reeded round front legs with cuffed cylindrical feet. Handwritten notes on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers "460," "220" and "272."

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Neoclassical
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

CC010.005.054

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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