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"Hall Chair of Oak"

CC010.001.006.105.002 (RS246025)

Description

Design drawing titled "Hall Chair of Oak" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Renaissance Revival-style arm chair has tall back; deep crest rail with arched top and pierced carved motifs including cherub on horseback; deep middle back rail with pierced carved motifs including standing cherubs holding swags; bottom back rail with carved scrolls; straight molded stiles with carved foliate pattern above arms and on shaped finials; straight rectangular arms with curled handholds; flat rectangular seat with molded edge; narrow straight seat rails; fluted square legs; rectangular rear stretcher; side stretchers with curved lower edges; and deep front stretcher with carved scrolls and foliage. Title is handwritten on drawing. Stamped at the lower edge but partially cut off is "To be returned to / A. H. Davenport."

Title is handprinted on drawing. Stamped at lower right side but partially cut off is: "To be returned to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 299 Fifth Avenue / New York, NY."

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 7/ 8 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308434
Reference Code
CC010.001.006.105.002

Record details

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

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