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Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.087.002 (RS246076)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall fully upholstered rectangular back with metal tacks outlining side edges; shaped arms with upholstered pads and scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; fully upholstered seat with two rows of metal tacks outlining seat rails; raked tapered square rear legs with casters; and tapered square front legs with brass caps and casters. Handwritten on drawing are "667" and the foloowing note: "This recommended by / Mr. Coolidge & ordered at / factory by F. H. B. / [?] Public Library." F. H. B. refers to Francis Henry Bacon, designer at A. H. Davenport Co.

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 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308333
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.087.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940
Other People
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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