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"Carved Arm Chair of Dark Oak"

CC010.001.006.067.001 (RS245608)

Description

Design drawing titled "Carved Arm Chair of Dark Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Arm chair has tall back with notched arched crest; curved wings; upholstered back and wings with fringe trim at base of back; carved arms with oversized scrolled paw handholds; turned arm supports with fluting and carved acanthus leaves; deep upholstered seat with fringe trim at base and single row of metal tacks outlining bottom edge and rectangular corner blocks; elaborately carved seat rail; square rear legs; cabriole front legs with gilded foliate and scroll carving; bun feet; X-stretcher with carved scrolls and urn ornament at center. Title and one design note 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 (10 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308129
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.067.001

Record details

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

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