Chippendale-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has shaped crest with elaborate foliate carving at center and foliate carved ears; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; trapezoidal seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along edges; square legs which are raked in back; straight square front legs with extensive carving; H-stretchers and rear stretcher; and C-scroll front brackets. Title, design notes, "J. E. Palmer," "Det July 7 - 1906 / R. B." and "7850" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/4 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.009.004

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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