"Arm Chair of Oak"

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Arm Chair of Oak." Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; side view is in pencil only. Arm chair has a rectangular upholstered back; thickly upholstered arms; deep upholstered seat; turned vasiform arm supports; legs with eight-sided turned blocks; and four shaped stretchers. Arm supports, legs and stretchers have motifs painted in red, green, gold and white. Crimson red upholstery has single row of metal tacks along seat and arm edges. Title and "14165" are hand printed on drawing. Embossed at the lower left corner: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass." Printed on edge of mounting board is "270."

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.004.001.015

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