Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has molded shield-shaped back with serpentine crest rail; splat with carved kylix in an oval cartouche at top with foliate swags, five pierced ribs, and a bottom lunette; molded stiles; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery, and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and tapered square front legs. "No. 2" and "576" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
dining chairs
shield-back chairs
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 x 4 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.019.001

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