"XVIII Century Italian Prayer Chair"


Design drawing titled "XVIII Century Italian Prayer Chair" with two views. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Classical Revival side chair has straight narrow crest which is padded and upholstered; back in the form of a large urn between two curved molded stiles; upholstered seat; seat rails with dentil molding and carved rosettes at corners; and four tapered square legs with ovoid feet. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing. Blind stamped at lower left corner: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."


Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Classical Revival (European revival style)
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 3/8 x 16 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Record Details


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

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level


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