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"Director's Chair"

CC010.001.006.082.002 (RS245306)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Side chair has rectangular crest rail with carved scrolls forming a bow-shaped top edge; lower back rail has center scrolled oval enclosing a rosette flanked on each side by three convex swags; curved molded stiles; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; straight seat rails; curved front corner blocks with carved quatrefoils; raked tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round front legs with ring turnings at top and bottom and cylindrical feet. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.082.001.

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 (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308298
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.082.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
side chairs
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
"President's Chair" — Companion set of chairs.

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