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"Old Colonial Chair Used by Washington"

CC010.001.006.063.001 (RS245597)

Description

Design drawing titled "Old Colonial Chair Used by Washington" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Tall narrow easy chair has upholstered back with curved crest and continuous wings; gently curved upholstered arms and carved block handholds; handhold supports with freestanding fluted columns followed by carved rectangular corner blocks; multiple rows of metal tacks along bottom edges and single row along sides, arms, and back; raked square rear legs; and fluted square legs with spade feet. Title and "4580" are handwritten on drawing.

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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 (8 1/8 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308080
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.063.001

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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