Neoclassical-style Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-307503

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Chair of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style side chair has shield-shaped back with serpentine crest; pierced splat with stylized figure eight flanked by scrolling ribs and a lunette base; curved stiles; seat with serpentine skirt, over-the-rail upholstery, and a single row of metal tacks along lower edge; raked square rear legs; and tapered square front legs. Title is handwritten on page.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (11 1/4 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.006.021.001

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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