Arm Chair #5164, Screen #0 / 342, and Arm Chair #5167

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314356

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of two arm chairs and a three-part folding screen. One arm chair has straight crest which rolls backwatd, straight stiles and lower back rail; upholstered back, seat and arm rests; arms with scrolled handholds and colunmnar supports; straight seat rails; raked square rear legs; and tapered front legs with foliate carving at top and cuffed feet. Second arm chair has flattened arched crest rail above a caned back; straight lower back rail; straight arms which roll outward above caned sides; molded curved arm supports with carved volutes at ends; upholstered seat; straight seat rails; rectangular front corner blocks with floral decoration; and molded tapered square legs with block feet. Tripartite folding screen has arched top and painted Neoclassical motifs on each section. Handwritten notes on photograph include three A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers: 5167, 0-342 and 5767.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
folding screens
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

CC010.005.055

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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