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"High Back Easy Chair"

CC010.001.006.062.003 (RS245859)

Description

Design drawing titled "High Back Easy Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Upholstered easy chair has back with high arched crest; rounded wings which sharply narrow at bottom; rolled arms; single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rail with carved quatrefoils on front corner blocks; legs with ball and block turnings; faceted turned feet and carved decoration including quatrefoils on front legs; and H-stretcher with turned sides and carved middle stretcher with scrolls and oval cartouche. Title is handwritten on drawing; however, title 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 (7 3/8 x 6 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308076
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.062.003

Record details

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

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