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"Carved Chair Alternative for Music Room"

CC010.001.006.097.001 (RS246128)

Description

Design drawing titled "Carved Chair Alternative for Music Room' rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Large scale arm chair has tall fully upholstered back with shaped arched crest and fringe or ruffle along lower edge; fully upholstered rectangular seat with single row of metal tacks along lower edge followed by ball fringe; square stiles below back extending into raked rear legs; shaped curved arms with large scrolled handholds; arm supports with plain, fluted and acanthus-carved ovoid turnings; front cabriole legs with ornately carved foliate knees and scrolled base; pad feet; and molded and curved X-stretcher with carved ornamentation at center. Title, design notes and "Mrs. Gratwick / Buffalo" are handwritten drawing. Mrs. Gratwick refers to Martha Weare Gratwick, wife of William H. Gratwick.

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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 (9 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9 5/8x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308381
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.097.001

Record details

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

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