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"Dining Chair of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.007.004 (RS246158)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style Fancy side chair has straight crest; horizontal splat at top; horizontal splat at middle composed of rectangular tablet between paired scrolls; stiles which flare backward; saber legs; and painted or inlaid stringing on middle splat, stiles, front seat rail and front legs. An incomplete sketch on the side view shows an arm which curves into a scrolled arm support. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. P. C. Brooks" and "11571" are handwritten on drawing.

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 (6 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307350
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.007.004

Record details

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

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