"Two Mhg. Arm Chairs"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307501

Description

Design drawing titled "TWo Mhg. Arm Chairs" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style arm chair has serpentine crest with rounded ears; pierced splat with Gothic tracery pattern; curved arms with scrolled handholds and curved arm supports; upholstered slip seat; straight seat rails; raked square rear legs; square legs with chamfered outer edge in front; and an H-stretcher. Title and "For Mrs. C. G. Smith" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.020.001

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

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