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Side Chair and Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.033.001 (RS245918)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of side chair and side view of arm chair are shown; top plan showing top view of stretcher arrangement is also provided. Each chair has fully upholstered back which cants backwards; serpentine crest rail with flared ears; two convex curves at bottom of back; square stiles; fully upholstered seat with serpentine bottom edge; raked rear legs with ring turnings; cabriole front legs with carved knees and tall paw feet; and molded curving front and side stretchers. Arm chair also has curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports. "13108" and "11535" are handwritten under side and arm chairs, respectively.

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 (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307571
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.033.001

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
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Arm Chair #11535 and Side Chair #13103

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