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Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.079.004 (RS245950)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has horizontal U-shaped arm rail with straight shaped arms and slanted rectangular crest with rounded corners in back; curved arm supports; rectangular caned back panel with narrow lower seat rails and stiles; upholstered D-shaped seat; single row of metal tacks along upholstered edges; narrow straight seat rails; and tapered square legs, raked in rear, with cuffs and casters. A pencil sketch of an alternative seat rail design is also shown. Design notes, "This leg for Fisk & Robinson" and "3590 / 47319 ? 673 / 47320 ?" 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 (6 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308246
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.079.004

Record details

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

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