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"Dining Chair"

CC010.001.006.098.003 (RS245582)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. William and Mary-style side chair has tall upholstered rectangular back with high arched crest, shaped lower edge, and large metal tacks along sides and crest; ball and steeple finials atop flattened vase turnings; upholstered rectangular seat with large metal tacks along rails; turned stiles below back and legs with vasiform, ring and block turnings; Spanish front feet; turned side and rear stretchers; and large ornately carved front stretcher with center shells flanked by foliate scrolls. Chair back has all-over decoration inluding foliate scrolls, cherubs and bird. Title is handwritten on 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 ink (14 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
14x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308399
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.098.003

Record details

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

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