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Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.056.001 (RS246075)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has rectangular crest rail which rolls at top and is inscribed "R F C to / [?] / 1881;" pierced splat composed of two crisscrossed polo mallets with dangling slings and three polo balls; lower rail composed of two thin dowels; shaped splats extending from underside of crest rail; straight flattened arms with rounded ends; columnar arm supports with ring turnings; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails with rounded front corners; raked square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with ring turnings at top and ovoid feet. "Dedham Polo Club" and "1217" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1881
Date Notes
Date is based oninscription shown on crest rail.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (6 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308003
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.056.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
polo clubs (built complexes)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Dedham (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

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