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"Chair"

CC010.001.006.041.002 (RS245451)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has rectangular caned back with straight stiles, crest rail and lower rail; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with front corner blocks; raked tapered square rear legs; reeded tapered round legs with carved tops; and tapered cylindrical feet. Ornamentation includes carved and gilded bowknot atop crest rail, carved twisted rope molding around caned back, and carved or inlaid rosettes on seat rail corner blocks. Design notes are 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 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/4x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307741
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.041.002

Record details

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

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