Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace and mounted on board. Perspective view of a chair is shown. Arm chair has back composed of three interlaced pierced ovals with carved foliage on applied rounded ears; horizontal arms with outwardly scrolled hand holds; curved arm supports; carved front seat rail; cabriole back legs with pad feet; and cabriole front legs with large carved acanthus leaves on knees and ball-and-claw feet. Embossed on lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St." Remainder of address is missing. Printed on corner of mounting board is "301."

Details

Descriptive Terms

oval-back chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
Chippendale
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (18 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.001.014

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
perspective views

Description Level

Item