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"Easy Chair"

CC010.001.006.066.002 (RS245870)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Upholstered easy chair has tall back with serpentine crest; curved wings atop outwardly flaring arms; scrolled arm supports; straight seat rail with projecting knees; floral and foliate carving on arm supports and seat rails; elaborate legs with ring and acanthus-carved vasiform turnings and carved blocks; carved feet with casters; and H-stretcher with pierced teardrop shapes on middle stretcher. "Payne Whitney / 46870" and "3370" are 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 (7 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308122
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.066.002

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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