"Arm Chair of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of Mahogany" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded serpentine crest; molded stiles; splat with carved kylix in an oval cartouche with foliate swags at top and pierced area with inlaid motifs below; curved molded arms and arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; tapered square legs in front; and H-stretcher. Title, design notes, "for W. B. King / Jan 22, '12 / Detail 13996" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
dining chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 design drawing in watercolor and pencil (6 x 10 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.004.003

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Item