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"Dining Chair"

CC010.001.006.004.002 (RS245405)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded shield-shaped back with carved kylix in an oval cartouche at top with foliate swags and shell motifs, five pierced ribs, and a bottom lunette; molded stiles; upholstered seat with serpentine front and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; seat rail with molded bottom edge and corners; raked rectangular rear legs; tapered reeded round legs in front with three ring turnings at top; and cylindrical front feet with ringed cuffs. Title, design notes, "W. S. Benson" and "29 - 9 - 1905 C. F. W." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1905-09-29
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (10 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/8x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307330
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.004.002

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
Related Items
Arm Chair and Side Chair #774

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