"Dining Chairs"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chairs" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has serpentine crest with carved flaring ears; pierced splat with scrolling tracery pattern; upholstered trapezoidal seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked rear legs; and tapered square front legs. Title, design notes, "for Mr. Lawton of Quincy," "detailed Feb 14, '92" and "2188" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.004.004

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