"Arm Dining Chair of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307364

Description

Design drawing titled "Arm Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has shaped crest; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; curved arms continuing into sharply angled arm supports; trapezoidal seat with over-the-rail upholstered seat and two rows of metal tacks along seat rails; square legs which are raked in back; H-stretchers and rear stretcher. Title and "11871" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.009.003.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.008.001

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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