Chippendale-style Arm Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has serpentine crest with central carved shell; flared ears; pierced owl's-eye splat; molded stiles; curved arms with scrolled ears and curved arm supports; upholstered seat with single row of metal tacks along bottom edge; straight seat rails; raked tapered square legs in rear; square front legs; and H-stretchers. Design notes, "Nov - 4- 1904 F. E. J." and "572" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.011.003

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