A Pair of Louis XVI Style White-painted Wing Armchairs
late 19th century
A pair of Louis XVI style white-painted wing armchairs (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 shaped backs, closed sides, padded armrests, and removable seat cushion are upholstered in a floral beige cretonne fabric. The frames of the chairs have a spiral ribbon and beaded molded edge. The chairs stand on four fluted, cylindrical, tapered legs with arrow feet. Flower head paterae decorate the seat rail above the front two legs.
37 1/4" x 28" x 31"
Gift of Countess Nandine Eltz, 1973.
PSNC.2572.1a-b - .2a-b
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