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"Arm Chair (Heppelwhite)"

CC010.001.006.005.001 (RS246066)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair (Heppelwhite)" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded shield-shaped back with carved kylix and garlands in an oval cartouche at top and five pierced ribs above a lunette; molded stiles; curved arms and continuous arm supports; serpentine seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square legs in front. Title, "Det. 803" and "TK" [within a circle] are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.005.002.

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 pencil (5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/8x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307333
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.005.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Hepplewhite
Neoclassical
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Chair (Heppelwhite)" — Companion set of dining chairs.
Neoclassical Arm Chair
Armchair #803, Settee #11659 and Side Chair #803

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