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"President's Chair"

CC010.001.006.089.003 (RS246039)

Description

Design drawing titled "President's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall upholstered rectangular back with arched crest; shaped stiles beneath back; fully upholstered rectangular seat; single row of large metal tacks along upholstered edges; curved shaped arms with carved acanthus leaves and large scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; square legs with rings at top, carved acanthus leaves, molded rectangular blocks, and casters; and H-stretcher with square sides and carved scrolled middle stretcher. Back has enamelled crest with the initials "MBT" and the year 1900. Title and notation regarding crest are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1900
Date Notes
Date based on date shown on crest.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (11 x 8 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
11x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308347
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.089.003

Record details

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

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