Arm Chair #803, Settee #11659 and Side Chair #803

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314401

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of a Neoclassical-style arm chair, settee and side chair. Arm chair has molded shield-shaped back with carved kylix and garlands in an oval cartouche at top and pierced ribs below; molded stiles; curved arms and arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery, curved front edge, and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square legs in front. Settee has similar design in a double chair back form; side chair also has similar design. Handwritten notations on page include wood types and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 803, 11659 and 803. Corresponding Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. model numbers for arm chair (1631) and side chair (451) are also noted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
settees
shield-back chairs
chair-back settees
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

CC010.005.100

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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