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; pierced splat composed of five ribs with papyrus tops radiating upward from base; molded curved stiles; seat with serpentine front, over-the-rail upholstery, and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; and molded tapered square front legs with spade feet. "#44859" and "744" 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 1/2 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.019.005

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

Related Items

Side Chair #744, Side Chair #775, and Side Chair #7969