"Dining Chair of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style side chair has oxbow-shaped crest; rounded ears with carved foliage; solid vasiform splat; shaped stiles; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked tapered square legs in rear; and tapered square front legs. Painted decoration on splat, crest and stiles includes floral and foliate motifs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.011.001

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