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Rococo Revival-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.054.001 (RS245963)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rococo Revival-style arm chair has rectangular upholstered back with row of large metal tacks along perimeter; elaborately carved pierced crest rail with foliate scrolls; diamond lattice and shells; straight molded stiles with scrolled ears; straight lower back rail; straight arms with carved scroll handholds and deep upholstered arm pads with metal tack trim; curved arm supports with acanthus leaf carving; deeply padded upholstered seat with metal tack trim; shaped seat rails with elaborate carving as in crest rail; cabriole legs with foliate carving and scrolled feet; and double-lyre stretchers.

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 (12 1/2 x 8 inches)
Dimensions
12 1/2x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307948
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.054.001

Record details

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

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