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"Hall Chair"

CC010.001.006.095.005 (RS246175)

Description

Design drawing titled "Hall Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective 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; turned stiles with large acorn finials; fully upholstered seat; metal tacks along upholstered edges; turned legs with ovoid feet; turned rear and H-stretchers; and large carved front stretcher. Chair features oversized carving with foliate and scroll motifs on crest and lower seat rails, stiles and front stretcher. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

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 (7 1/4 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308374
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.095.005

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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