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"Secretary's Chair"

CC010.001.006.091.001 (RS245868)

Description

Design drawing titled "Secretary's Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has rectangular plank back with scrolled crest rail; carved armorial crest and foliage on crest rail; rectangular stiles with carved medaillon and foliate motifs above arms; curved arms with large scrolled handholds; scrolled arm supports; flat leather seat with large metal tacks along all edges; rectangular block legs; plain rear stretchers; side stretchers with scalloped lower edge; very large carved front stretcher with center oval cartouche flankded by scrolled panels. Back of chair is engraved as follows: "Secretary / J F C '87 BQ '88 / T P '89 L T 90." 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 (8 5/8 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
8 5/8x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308355
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.091.001

Record details

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

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