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"Chair "A""

CC010.001.006.066.004 (RS245941)

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair "A"" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has carved crest rail with scroll and owl's-eye motifs; stiles with block and cylinder turnings and ovoid finials; rectangular caned back; lower seat rail with curved lower edge; shaped arms with rounded ends; turned arm supports; rush seat; tapered rectangular rear legs; front legs with ovoid, ring, vasiform and block turnings; bun feet; turned H-stretcher and additional side stretchers; and side front stretcher with carved volutes and curved edges. Title and design notes 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 ink (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308124
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.066.004

Record details

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

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