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 rising from a bottom lunette; curved molded stiles; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked rectangular rear legs; tapered square front legs; and H-stretcher. Companion arm chair is CC010.001.006.019.007.

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 3 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.019.008

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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