"A Double Chippendale Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "A Double Chippendale Chair" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Chippendale-style settee has double-chair back form; crest rails with central acanthus-carved friezes and protruding ears; pierced splats with four vertical bannisters above an acanthus-carved base; serpentine arms; curved arm supports; over-upholstered seat; three cabriole front legs with carved animal faces on knees and paw feet; and tapered rear legs. Title, dimensions, and "25245" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "11962" and "Drawn from Old Detail 1st Nov 1907."

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chair-back settees
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.021.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item