"Chair of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Chair of Mahogany" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Neoclassical-style side chair has rectangular crest; molded stiles and lower rail; splat with pierced fretwork design of a central diamond bisected by two C-shaped arcs and an inlaid oval patera at center of splat; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and a single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked tapered square rear legs; and fluted tapered round front legs with cuffs. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Federal
Neoclassical
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (8 1/2 x 11 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.001.009

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item