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"Arm Chair"

CC010.001.006.016.006 (RS245510)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has serpentine crest with rounded ears; carved volutes on crest and foliage on ears; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; molded stiles; curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; upholstered slip seat; straight seat rails; raked square rear legs; square legs with chamfered outer edge in front; and an H-stretcher. Title and "148" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.015.002.

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 (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
307466
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.016.006

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
"Side Chair" — Companion set of dining chairs.
"Side Chair"

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