"Sheraton Chairs of Satinwood with Painted Decoration"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sheraton Chairs of Satinwood with Painted Decoration" with three views. Front view of armchair is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view of armchair and front view of side chair are in pencil only. Neoclassical or Sheraton-style armchair has crest rail formed by a carved scroll on each side of the top of a rectangular caned splat; rectangular tablet at base of splat with two horizontal slats separated by curule shape on each side; shaped arms; turned arm supports; narrow seat rails; loose seat cushion; tapered square rear legs that flare slightly at base; and tapered round front legs with ring and ball turnings. Painted decoration throughout includes flowers and garlands of foliage. Side chair has same design. Title, scale and firm name are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
armchairs
Neoclassical
Sheraton
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (9 1/8 x 13 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.002.006

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item