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"Light Chair"

CC010.001.006.073.006 (RS246173)

Description

Design drawing titled "Light Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has straight crest rail; rectangular caned back; and narrow lower seat rail; tapered square stiles with carved finials; shaped arms flowing from top of stiles; arm supports with fluted vasiform, columnar and ring turnings; rounded leather upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along lower edge of upholstery; narrow straight seat rail; tapered square rear legs; reeded tapered round legs with ring turnings at top and bottom; and tapered cylindrical feet. 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 (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/8x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308191
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.073.006

Record details

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

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