Banister Back Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307482

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Banister- back arm chair has flattened arched crest; three wide banisters; rectangular stiles; curved back; flattened curved arms with scrolled handholds; arm supports with vasiform, ring and ovoid turnings; rush seat; raked rectangular rear legs; two front legs with ring, vasiform, and block turnings; turned ovoid feet; turned front stretcher; and rectangular side and rear stretchers. Design notes and "See 12965" are handwritten on drawing. Companion side chair is CC010.001.006.017.002.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
dining chairs
banister-back chairs
William and Mary
rush (material)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.017.003

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

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