Caned Armchair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor on trace and mounted on cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Caned armchair has a high rectangular back, rectangular seat and flat arms; hourglass-shaped base; and six visible vertical supports from the base rim to the seat rim. Red rectangular loose seat cushion. Embossed on lower left corner of drawing but partially cut off is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96-98 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
wicker
caning
renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1999

Reference Code

CC011.007.001.004.001.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
perspective views
design drawings

Description Level

Item