"Dining Chairs of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-05-22

GUSN

GUSN-307329

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chairs of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded shield-shaped back with five ribs rising from base to top; inlaid or painted decoration on back including foliate spray on top plaque and pattern on base; molded stiles; upholstered seat with serpentine front and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; seat rail with molded bottom edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square legs in front. Title, design notes, "for C. F. Cushman" and "May 22 1906 K" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.004.001

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