Two Chairs, Settee and Table

Description

Design drawing of two chairs, settee and table. Perspective views are shown. Drawing of settee is rendered in watercolor and pencil; others are shown in pencil only. The Federal-style armchair, chair and settee each have a straight top rail; horizontal pierced splat with a solid central diamond; upholstered seat; and saber legs. The armchair and settee have gooseneck arms. Settee and chairs have painted or stenciled motifs on the top rail and horizontal splat; the settee also has painted motifs on the seat rail. On the settee, these motifs are gold on a painted black surface. The square table has straight legs and inlaid or painted stringing on the perimeter of the top. The drawing is affixed to cardboard. Blind stamped on the lower left corner of the cardboard: "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
settees
Federal
Neoclassical
design drawings
renderings (drawings)
perspective views

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.002.012

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)
perspective views

Description Level

Item