Arm Chair #258 and Arm Chair #7700

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314378

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of two arm chairs. Renaissance Revival-style arm chair has fully upholstered rectangular back and seat; curved arms with large scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; four Flemish scroll legs; X-stretcher with circular center; and elaborate foliate carving including acanthus leaves on arms, handholds, arm supports and feet. William and Mary-style arm chair has tall back with carved crest rail; conforming lower back rail; oval caned back panel with carved frame; turned stiles; caned seat; carved seat rails; turned rear legs; Flemish scroll front legs; turned rear and side stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Handwiritten notes on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 258 and 7700.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Renaissance Revival
William and Mary
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

CC010.005.077

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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