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"Desk Chair"

CC010.001.006.083.003 (RS246068)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has U-shaped horizontal arm rail with rounded ends and rectangular crest rail above with rolled top edge; splat with scrolled concave sides and carved swags and garlands with bowknot and ribbons; columnar armed supports with foliate carving at base and ring turning at top; upholstered rounded seat with upholstery over the front seat rail and single row of metal tacks along front lower edge; straight side and back seat rails with rectangular carved front corner blocks; tapered square rear legs; and reeded tapered round legs with cuffed cylindrical feet in front. Title is 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 (4 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/4x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308311
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.083.003

Record details

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

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