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"Revised Dining Chair of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.024.004 (RS245386)

Description

Design drawing titled "Revised Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Side chair has tall upholstered back with metal tack trim along front edges and fringe along bottom edge; ornately carved scrolling crest; embroidered coat of arms on back; over-the-rails upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs; and cabriole legs with scrolled acanthus-carved knees and scrolled feet. Title, design note and "det. 2440" are handwritten on drawing.

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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 (8 1/2 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307524
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.024.004

Record details

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

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