Swivel Arm Chairs # 372, #314 and #697

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314367

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of three swivel arm chairs. The first chair has a high rectangular back; deep crest rail with rounded top corners; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and continuous curved arm supports; upholstered back, sides, and arm pads; rounded upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; narrow plain seat rail; and pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with casters. The second chair hasa high rounded back with wide continuous crest rail and stiles; straight lower back rail; upholstered back; flat shaped arms with rounded ends; curved arm supports; rounded upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges of back and seat; narrow plain seat rail; and post with swivel mechanism atop four curved legs with casters. THe last chair has a rounded upholstered back with crest rail flowing into continuous arms with scrolled handholds; freestanding fluted vasiform arm supports; upholstered seat with curved front; single row of metal tacks outlining edges of upholstery; narrow plain seat rails; and post with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with casters. Handwritten notes on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 372, 314 and 697.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
swivel chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
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

CC010.005.066

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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