"Arm Chair of French Walnut"

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Chair of French Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Arm chair has tall rectangular back with straight crest; curved arm with carved foliate motif on scrolled handholds; carved scrolled arm supports; rectangular seat; tapered square legs with carved tops; tapered turned feet; plain side stretchers; and front stretcher with central carved shell and foliage. Back and seat are fully upholstered; seat has ruffle at bottom edge; and arms have upholstered pads. Title, design notes; "Made for C. Vanderbilt Room 4 28072," "J. B. W. / March 1 - 1907" and "11502" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.019.002.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
dining chairs
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.007.005

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Description Level

Item

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