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"Bergere"

CC010.001.006.050.004 (RS246135)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bergere" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chair has tall curved back; shaped wings; gently arched crest rail with carved foliate motifs at center continuing along wings and into arms; arms with carved acanthus leaves and scrolled handholds; curved molded arm supports; seat rails with serpentine lower edges ancd carved decoration including volutes and foliage; cabriole legs with carved bellflowers and foliage; and scrolled toe and peg feet. Fully upholstered back, sides, arms, seat and loose seat cushion; arms also have upholstered pads. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

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 (6 1/4 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307921
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.050.004

Record details

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

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