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"XVI Chair All Gold"

CC010.001.006.092.002 (RS245534)

Description

Design drawing titled "XVI Chair All Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back, high straight wings continuing into straight arms; molded crest rail continuing along wings and into arms with scrolled handholds; curved arms supports; upholstered back, wings, sides, arm pads and loose seat cushion; straight narrow seat rails with rectangular front corner blocks; tapered square rear legs; tapered round front legs with fluted section; and cuffed cylindrical feet. Carved decoration includes: carved ornament on crest rail; acanthus leaves on arms, arm supports and legs; quatrefoils on corner blocks; and egg-and-dart molding on front seat rail. Title and "3324" are handwritten in 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 pencil (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308360
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.092.002

Record details

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

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