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Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.068.004 (RS246091)

Description

Design drawing titled "Wing Arm Chair" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style easy chair has molded straight crest rail with gilded carved bowknot ornament at top; wings with straight tops and stiles continuing into straight arms with gilded acanthus-carved handholds; curved arm supports with cuffs at top and gilded carved acanthus leaves at base; upholstered back, wings, arm pads and sides; straight seat rails with front corner blocks carved with rosettes; raked tapered square rear legs; and tapered round front legs with spiral twist carving and ovoid feet. Title is 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 and gold pencil (9 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308137
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.068.004

Record details

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

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