Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has yoke-shaped crest; pierced vasiform splat with carved rosettes at top; rectangular over-the-rail upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; tapered square molded front legs with spade feet; and H-stretchers. Stamped in the lower right corner but partially cut off is: "To Be Returned To / A. H. Davenport, Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass." Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.003.002.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
dining chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.003.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item

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