Arm Chair #1211, Swivel Arm Chair #3210 and Arm Chair #3210 A

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314370

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Description

Black-and-whote photograph of three arm chairs. First chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back with serpentine crest; fully upholstered rectangular seat; curved shaped arms with continuous curved arm supports; raked square rear legs; and cabriole front legs with acanthus-carved knees and pad feet. Swivel arm chair has rectangular back which flares outward and has rolled edge; rectangular upholstered panel on back; straight lower back; straight arms flowing from back with curved handholds; fluted vasiform turm arm supports; upholstered seat with straight front; narrow plain seat rail; and post with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with casters. Final arm chair has similar design as swivel chair with the exception of raked square rear legs and tapered round reeded front legs with cuffed cylindrical feet. Handwritten notes on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 1211, 3210 and 3210 A.

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

CC010.005.069

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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