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"Brass Bracket with Book Rest for Either Arm or Stuffed Chair"

CC010.001.015.007.002 (RS233628)

Description

Design design drawing titled "Brass Bracket with Book Rest for Either Arm or Stuffed Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of chair and detail view of book rest are shown. Upholstered arm chair has rolled back and arms; two turned tapered ovoid legs with ring turnings in front; rectangular splayed legs in back; and casters on all four feet. Each arm has a circular brass plate with a central hole that can be used as a socket. Separate brass arm with an attached adjustable book rest may be inserted in either arm. Title and "12487" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is: "This detail not at factory -- See Mr. Weeks."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil on trace (10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303132
Reference Code
CC010.001.015.007.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
bookrests
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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