"Dining Chair of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style Fancy side chair has straight crest; horizontal splat at top; horizontal splat at middle composed of rectangular tablet between paired scrolls; stiles which flare backward; saber legs; and painted or inlaid stringing on middle splat, stiles, front seat rail and front legs. An incomplete sketch on the side view shows an arm which curves into a scrolled arm support. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. P. C. Brooks" and "11571" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.007.004

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