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"Chair "B"

CC010.001.006.055.001 (RS245279)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair B" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has oval back with molded rim; carved bellflower and scroll decoration on rim; splat with five pierced ribs joined by rectangular tablet and flaring at both ends, carved bellflower and bead swags, and bellflowers on tablet and middle rib; shaped short stiles; curved flat arms with continuous curved arm supports; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked tapered square legs in rear; tapered square front legs with spade feet; and an H-stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing.

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 (9 3/4 X 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/4x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307998
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.055.001

Record details

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

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