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Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.058.007 (RS245856)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Transitional Queen Anne to Chippendale-style armchair has curved crest rail with large central carved shell; shaped stiles; pierced lyre-shaped splat with carved scrolls, crosshatching and foliage; shaped arms with foliate carved scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; upholstered seat; fluted front seat rail; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with acanthus-carved knees and ball-and-claw feet. "Odd 327" 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 pencil (8 1/2 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308030
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.058.007

Record details

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

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