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Gothic Revival-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.044.008 (RS246171)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Gothic Revival-style side chair has crest rail with carved scrolls and other motifs surrounding a central cherub face; pierced splat composed of four ribs forming two tiers of Gothic arches; round stiles with turned ovoid finials; upholstered seat; narrow straight seat rails, tapered round legs with spiral twist turnings; two stretchers on each side and rear; and single front stretcher with five short turned ribs between seat and stretcher. Very faintly visible on lower left corner is an A. H. Davenport Co. company stamp that indicated that Francis Henry Bacon is the designer of the piece.

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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 x 3 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307788
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.044.008

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 (Designer)
Other People
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940
Descriptive Terms
Gothic Revival
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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