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"Arm Chair"

CC010.001.006.069.002 (RS245429)

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style arm chair has crest rail with carved scrolls and foliage; stiles with vasiform, ring and block turnings; oval caned back; carved scrolled lower rail; upholstered slip seat; turned cylindrical rear legs with scrolled block feet; cabriole front legs with scrolled block feet; X-stretcher with carved scrolled ends; and carved scrolled front stretcher. Extensive carved ornamentation on all surfaces. Title and "Det. #11669" 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 5/8 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
7 5/8x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308143
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.069.002

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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