Skip to content

Search Collections

"Arm Chair of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.004.001.005 (RS209464)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of Mahogany" with three views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side and half plan on top are in pencil only. Queen Anne-style arm chair has fully uphostered back and seat with single row of metal tacks along edges; back with straight crest, rounded ears and concave curves at lower sides; horizontally scrolled arms; curved arm supports; cabriole front legs with carved knees and ring belond knee; raked back legs with carved rings; and pad feet. Title, design notes and "Design "A"" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed at lower left corner is "Return To / A. H. Davenport Co. / 150 Madison Ave. / New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303823
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.004.001.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Queen Anne Style
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Comments