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"The Kendrick Reception Chair"

CC010.001.006.042.002 (RS245890)

Description

Design drawing titled "The Kendrick Reception Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has rectangular crest with concave top; splat composed of seven vertical turned rods joined at center by small square plaques; narrow lower rail; straight columnar stiles with ball finials; straight seat rails; tapered legs with slightly raked rear legs; stretchers on all sides and the top stretcher being higher; and rectangular plaque above center of front stretcher. Inlaid, painted or carved decoration includes swags on crest rail and quatrefoils on splat and above front stretcher. Title, design notes, "11391 detail" and "Copied from old detail R. W. J. / J. B W. Dec. 22 - 1906" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1906-12-22
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 8 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/8x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307748
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.042.002

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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