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William and Mary-style Arm Chair

CC010.001.006.094.001 (RS245575)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Very ornate William and Mary-style arm chair has arched crest rail; conforming lower back rail; rectangular caned back panel with arched top and enclosed by carved stiles; stiles with ring, ovoid, cylinder and block turnings; caned seat with narrow carved seat rails; legs with block, ovoid and ring turnings; bun feet; rear and side stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features very elaborate and oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on all wood surfaces. "E. R. Pierce / Like Job 48698 / Nov. 16 - 1906" is handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1906-11-16
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308366
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.094.001

Record details

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

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