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"Arm Chair of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.004.003 (RS245520)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of Mahogany" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded serpentine crest; molded stiles; splat with carved kylix in an oval cartouche with foliate swags at top and pierced area with inlaid motifs below; curved molded arms and arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; tapered square legs in front; and H-stretcher. Title, design notes, "for W. B. King / Jan 22, '12 / Detail 13996" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1912-01-22
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in watercolor and pencil (6 x 10 inches)
Dimensions
6x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307331
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.004.003

Record details

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

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