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Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has curved crest with swelled center section; splat formed by seven curved vertical elements joined at middle; curved arms and continuous curved arm supports; upholstered seat with serpentine front and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rectangular back legs; and reeded tapered square front legs with spade feet. Back has extensive carved ornamentation including bellflowers, rosettes, and beading on crest rail and upper portion of stiles; drapery swag at top of splat; and geometric pattern at middle of splat with ribbon bowknot and garlands. "1895" is handwritten on the drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.002.008.
chairs (furniture forms)
1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)