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"Memorial Chair"

CC010.001.006.041.004 (RS245406)

Description

Design drawing titled "Memorial Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has caned back; carved stepped and arched crest rail; conforming bottom rail; molded straight stiles; loose seat cushion; straight seat rails; curved molded arms with scrolled handholds; arm supports extending into front legs with ovoid, trumpet and rectangular block turnings and paw feet; raked rear legs with cylinder and rectangular block turnings; turned rear and side stretchers; and ornately carved and scrolled front stretcher. Title and "Melrsoe Public Library" 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 pencil (7 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307744
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.041.004

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)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Melrose (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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