Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307342

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has slightly concave crest rail; rounded ears with foliate carving; splat formed by five curved vertical elements joined at middle and with carved swag and rosettes at top; molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; raked rectangular back legs; and tapered square front legs. "1969" and "Mrs. Culbertson" are handwritten on the drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.006.003

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