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William and Mary-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.068.005 (RS246087)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has rmolded crest rail with concave ends and flaring ears; molded straight stiles; caned back, and molded curved lower back rail; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; turned stiles and raked rear legs with block and cylinder turnings; arm supports and front legs with carved trumpet, ovoid and block turnings; carved paw feet; turned rear and H-stretchers; and molded arched front stretcher with scrolled ends. Note regarding side chair and "12561" 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 pencil (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308138
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.068.005

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
Related Items
Arm Chair #139 and Arm Chair #12561

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