Skip to content

Search Collections

"Arm Dining Chair of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.008.001 (RS245307)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; curved arms continuing into sharply angled arm supports; trapezoidal seat with over-the-rail upholstered seat and two rows of metal tacks along seat rails; square legs which are raked in back; H-stretchers and rear stretcher. Title and "11871" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.009.003.

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 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307364
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.008.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"Dining Chair of Mahogany" — Companion set of dining chairs.

Browse Collection

Use the links below to browse up and down the collection hierarchy from the current record.

Comments