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William and Mary-style Side Chair

CC010.001.006.094.003 (RS245561)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has arched crest rail; conforming lower back rail; oval caned back panel enclosed by carved sides; columnar turned stiles with large acorn finials; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge; turned rear legs; front legs with ovoid turnings followed by S-shaped double scrolls; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on crest and lower back rails, stiles and front stretcher. Some handwritten notes are faintly visible.

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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 (6 1/4 x 4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308368
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.094.003

Record details

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

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