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Neoclassical-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.037.004 (RS245337)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has deep rectangular crest rail which flares at back; painted, carved or inlaid swag and bowknot motifs on crest; pierced splat with three vertical slats between semicircular lunettes at top and bottom; stiles with scrolled tops; upholstered demilune seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with carved corner blocks; raked rear legs; and tapered round columnar front legs with twist carving at top, cuffs and tapered cylindrical feet. "772" is handwritten on drawing.

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 (5 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307654
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.037.004

Record details

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

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