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Rococo-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.021.002 (RS245973)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style side chair has back with rounded crest and concave sides; straight arms with scrolled handholds carved with acanthus leaves; curved arm supports; seat with serpentine front; raked rear legs; cabriole front legs with scrolled feet; and carved ornamentation including acanthus leaves, shells and bellflowers on arm supports and leg knees and foliage on feet. Upholstered back and arm pads with single row of metal tacks around perimeter; seat has over-the-rail upholstery with metal tack trim along edges.

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 ink (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307506
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.021.002

Record details

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

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