"Arm Chair of Mahogany"


Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of Mahogany" with three views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side and half plan on top are in pencil only. Queen Anne-style arm chair has fully uphostered back and seat with single row of metal tacks along edges; back with straight crest, rounded ears and concave curves at lower sides; horizontally scrolled arms; curved arm supports; cabriole front legs with carved knees and ring belond knee; raked back legs with carved rings; and pad feet. Title, design notes and "Design "A"" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed at lower left corner is "Return To / A. H. Davenport Co. / 150 Madison Ave. / New York."


Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
Queen Anne Style
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level