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"Light Chair of Cherry"

CC010.001.006.042.007 (RS245849)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair of Cherry" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Side chair has tilted oval caned back with molded rim and carved bowknot motif on top; curved stiles with carved acanthus leaves; seat with molded rim; molded seat rails with quatrefoil-carved corner blocks; and tapered round fluted legs with cuffed ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "11486," "J. B. W. . Feb. 20 -1907" and "Order 28121 / Made for C. Vanderbilt" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-23
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (5 5/8 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
5 5/8x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307753
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.042.007

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
caning
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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