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"Dining Chairs of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.004.001 (RS245553)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chairs of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded shield-shaped back with five ribs rising from base to top; inlaid or painted decoration on back including foliate spray on top plaque and pattern on base; molded stiles; upholstered seat with serpentine front and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; seat rail with molded bottom edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square legs in front. Title, design notes, "for C. F. Cushman" and "May 22 1906 K" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1906-05-22
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307329
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.004.001

Record details

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

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