"3 Side Chairs in Blue Velvet"

Description

Design drawing titled "3 Side Chairs in Blue Velvet" with two views. Front view of chair is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side chair is in pencil only. Federal-style side chair had square curved back; straight crest rail with carved ribbons, bow, and garland; curule-shaped splat with carved rosette at center; molded stiles with volutes at top and lower rail; upholstered seat; plain seat rails with carved rosettes at corners; raked tapered square rear legs; round tapered fluted front legs; and ovoid feet with cuffs. Title, scale and "150" are handwritten on drawing. Embossed at lower left corner is "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.002.009

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level

Item