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William and Mary-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.031.004 (RS246083)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has back which cants backward; heavily carved scrolled crest rail; splat with rectangular caned panel flanked by carved double scrolls; conforming bottom rail; turned vasiform stiles with ring turnings and rectangular blocks at rails; ball finials; curved arms with scrolled handholds; vasiform turned arm supports; caned seat; turned columnar rear legs; turned front legs with rectangular blocks at stretchers; plain rectangular stretchers on upper sides and front; turned H-stretchers; and heavily carved front stretcher with double scrolls. Design notes and "Mrs. Potter / Oct 7 - 1901 J. P. H." are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.031.004.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1901-10-07
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (6 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 7/8x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307558
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.031.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
William and Mary
armchairs
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
dining chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
William and Mary-style Side Chair
William and Mary-style Side Chair

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