"Arm Chair"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest with carved scrolled ears and central foliate motif; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; molded stiles; curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rear legs; and cabriole front legs with acanthus-carved knees and ball-and-claw feet. Title and "575" are handwritten on drawing. Stamped in lower right corner but partially cut off is: "To be returned to / A. H. Davenport, Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass." Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.005.003.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.005.004

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

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