A Mahogany-framed Wing Armchair
late 19th century
A mahogany-framed wing armchair (American, late 19th century) designed by Ogden Codman, Jr. (American, 1863-1951) and attributed to the manufacturer A. H. Davenport Co., Boston and East Cambridge, MA. The chair has a tall back with shaped cresting, flanked by shaped wings that descend to horizontal out-turned armrests. The wide rectangular seat has braided tassel fringe hanging from the rail. The back, arms, and seat are fully upholstered in red/rose floral damask. The chair is supported by four legs, the front two are cabriole in form and the rear are block form and raised on casters.
52.75" x 32.5" x 31"
Gift of Countess Alice S. Hadik, 1972.
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