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Chippendale-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.003.005 (RS245838)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has yoke-shaped crest with carved central shell and carved flaring ears; pierced owl's-eye splat; curved arms and arm supports; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery, and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with acanthus-carved knees and ball-and-claw feet. "572" is handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.003.001.

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 ink (5 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307320
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.003.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Chippendale-style Side Chair — Companion set of dining chairs.

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