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"Odd Chair"

CC010.001.006.099.003 (RS246024)

Description

Design drawing titled "Odd Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Renaissance Revival-style side chair is very low and has back composed of only two wide stiles and crest rail. Chair has crest rail with rounded arch top, scrolled lower edge and a lion's head in the center surrounded by small geometric patterns; wide rectangular stiles with carved surface and curved bracket finials; fully upholstered seat with ruffle along lower edge; wide rectangular rear legs; round columnar front legs with rings turnings at top and base atop a large rectangular block; and a box stretcher. TItle is handwrittten 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 (5 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 5/8x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308408
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.099.003

Record details

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

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