"Brass Bracket with Book Rest for Either Arm or Stuffed Chair"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-303132

Description

Design design drawing titled "Brass Bracket with Book Rest for Either Arm or Stuffed Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of chair and detail view of book rest are shown. Upholstered arm chair has rolled back and arms; two turned tapered ovoid legs with ring turnings in front; rectangular splayed legs in back; and casters on all four feet. Each arm has a circular brass plate with a central hole that can be used as a socket. Separate brass arm with an attached adjustable book rest may be inserted in either arm. Title and "12487" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is: "This detail not at factory -- See Mr. Weeks."

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookrests
armchairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.015.007.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item