"Arm Chair (Heppelwhite)"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair (Heppelwhite)" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style arm chair has molded shield-shaped back with carved kylix and garlands in an oval cartouche at top and five pierced ribs above a lunette; molded stiles; curved arms and continuous arm supports; serpentine seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square legs in front. Title, "Det. 803" and "TK" [within a circle] are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.005.002.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.005.001

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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