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"A Double Chippendale Chair"

CC010.001.016.021.001 (RS233810)

Description

Design drawing titled "A Double Chippendale Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale-style settee has double-chair back form; crest rails with central acanthus-carved friezes and protruding ears; pierced splats with four vertical bannisters above an acanthus-carved base; serpentine arms; curved arm supports; over-upholstered seat; three cabriole front legs with carved animal faces on knees and paw feet; and tapered rear legs. Title, dimensions, and "25245" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "11962" and "Drawn from Old Detail 1st Nov 1907."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-11-01
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303525
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.021.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
chair-back settees
settees
Material Type
design drawings

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