Arm Chair #7544, Arm Chair #696 and Arm Chair #1268

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314369

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of three arm chairs. First chair has rectangular back which flares backward at top; rectangular upholstered panel on back; straight lower back rail; curvilinear stiles with round ends flowing into arms, side rails and rear raked legs; curved arms continuing into large C-shaped scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with curved front corners; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings and turned ovoid feet. Second chair has semicircular form with caned back and sides; continuous crest rail and arms; freestanding reeded vasiform arm supports; rectangular stiles; leather upholstered seat with curved front; plain seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round legs in front with brass caps and casters. Final chair has deep rectangular crest rail whcih flares backward; lower rail formed of two narrow horizontal slats with large carved double scroll above; curvilinear stiles with round ends flowing into arms, side rails and rear legs; curved arms continuing into large C-shaped scrolled arm supports; upholstered seat; straight seat rails with curved front corners; and saber legs. Handwritten notes on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 7544, 696 and 1268.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
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

CC010.005.068

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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