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"Desk Chair of Mahogany"

CC010.001.006.074.002 (RS245506)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Swivel arm chair has high rectangular back; deep rectangular crest rail with flared rolled top; shaped arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; upholstered back and sides; rounded upholstered seat; single row of metal tacks along all upholstered edges; narrow straight seat rail; pillar with swivel mechanism atop four low curved legs with brass caps and casters; and large foliate-carved scrolls at top of legs. Design notes and "Alex Brown Co. / Mr. Brown's Office / Det Feb. 16 - 1901 / J. P. H." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1901-02-16
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/2x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308194
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.074.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
easy chairs
swivel chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Swivel Arm Chair — Related design.

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